Man found dead in basement of Hazel Park home

Suspect taken into custody in Gratiot County

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HAZEL PARK, Mich. – Hazel Park police were investigating a missing person complaint Tuesday when officers found a man's body in the basement of a home in the 23300 block of Harding Avenue near 9 Mile Road. 

A suspect -- a 25-year-old Hazel Park man -- was taken into custody in Gratiot County, which is north of Lansing. He was later transported back to Hazel Park where he is in police custody. 

Police said this appears to be a homicide. An investigation is ongoing. 

No other information is available at this time. 

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