Man finds veteran’s headstone in backyard on Detroit’s east side

What he found hidden in debris was over 50 years old

DETROIT – A new Detroit homeowner called Help Me Hank after he made a very unusual discovery in his yard.

What he found was hidden under debris, is over 50 years old, and should be with the family of a World War I vet.

Watch the video above for the full story.

About the Authors:

Hank Winchester is Local 4’s Consumer Investigative Reporter and the head of WDIV’s “Help Me Hank” Consumer Unit. Hank works to solve consumer complaints, reveal important recalls and track down thieves who have ripped off people in our community.

Brandon Carr is a digital content producer for ClickOnDetroit and has been with WDIV Local 4 since November 2021. Brandon is the 2015 Solomon Kinloch Humanitarian award recipient for Community Service.