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83-year-old woman, son found dead inside Detroit home with no heat

Bodies discovered late Tuesday night


DETROIT – Police are investigating after a mother and her son were found dead inside a home on Detroit’s west side.

Police said the 83-year-old woman and her 60-year-old son were found dead inside a home with no heat. Temperatures in Detroit were around 21 degrees Tuesday night.

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Firefighters discovered the bodies late Tuesday night after receiving a request for a welfare check.

Firefighters said there was no carbon monoxide in the house.

Homicide detectives and crime scene investigators are expected to conduct an investigation.

Officials are working to determine a cause of death.


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