Burned Body Found In Basement
Detroit, Mi – December 18, 2018 – 08:52am: Detroit Fire’s 8th Battalion responded to reports of a fire @ Hull & E Winchester early Tuesday morning. Engine 56, the first arriving fire company, immediately started battling the blaze inside the basement with a ‘red line’, a small line used to fight small fires.
At 8:58AM Engine 56 notified Detroit fire’s central dispatch that Detroit EMS was needed on the scene. Detroit Fire Chief 8 reported they had a squatter in the home, identifying the squatter as a DOS (Dead On Scene).
Battalion Chief 8 requested Detroit Police and Detroit EMS to the scene and made contact with a unit from DPD/DFD Arson.
Detroit EMS had been dispatched at 08:59am for standby and arrived at the fire scene at 9:06am with a Detroit Police unit from the 11th Precinct.
Detroit police are investigating the incident. Sources state the victim may have been murdered before being set ablaze, we’ll see.