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Body burned beyond recognition in Detroit house fire

Arson investigators called to scene

DETROIT – One person died in a house fire on the city’s west side Sunday morning, according to police. 

Fire crews said the victim was burned beyond recognition. Arson investigators were called to the scene along with a medical examiner. 

On Friday arson was suspected by investigators in a string of fires near the Highland Park and Detroit border. 

A 74-year-old man also died in a house fire Saturday morning on the city's east side.

It is unknown whether any of the house fires are connected. 


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