Man's body found in fire pit at Brighton Township home

44-year-old man found dead, police say

BRIGHTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. – The body of a 44-year-old man was found Saturday in a fire pit on Tim Avenue in Brighton Township, police said.

Paramedics found the body around 11:30 a.m. Saturday at a home on Tim Avenue near Woodland Shores Drive.

Police said the man was identified at the scene, but his identity hasn't been released.

Alcohol is believed to have been a factor in the man's death, according to police.

Officials are continuing to investigate the incident.

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