Police: Man found dead after barricading self in Novi home

Roads are now open

NOVI, Mich. – A suicidal man was found dead after barricading himself inside a home in the 24000 block of Venice Drive in Novi, police said.

Novi police asked people to avoid the neighborhood near 10 Mile and Beck roads as officers work to safely resolve this situation.

The road was back open and the situation was resolved before 8 p.m. Thursday.

The neighborhood is on the northeast side of Beck and 10 Mile roads.

This started about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday. Police were called to conduct a welfare check and the man ran into the home when officers arrived. He ran to an upstairs bedroom.

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