3 dead in house fire on Detroit's east side, police investigate it as homicide

Posted at 4:41 AM, Jun 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-11 11:15:09-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Three people have died in a house fire on Detroit's east side overnight. According to the Detroit Deputy Fire Commissioner, police are investigating it as a homicide.

Police say the call came in around 12:15 a.m. Thursday for a home on the 19100 block Helen Street and 7 Mile. Fire crews were able to pull the bodies from the home, according to the sergeant. Police say the bodies of the deceased men were found in the living room.

The bodies were burned beyond recognition, according to the fire department.

Two people are in custody and being questioned. The two people were believed to be at the home before and during the fire.