Detroit Fire’s Engine 57 Finds Body In Burning Vehicle
Detroit’s West Side 1227AM November 3 2021: Detroit Fire was dispatch to the 12800 block of Chapel for a dwelling fire at around 1227AM Wednesday morning. On arrival, Detroit Fire’s Engine 57 reported a car fire and cancelled the box alarm. Shortly afterward, Engine 57 reported “One in the trunk” to Central Dispatch. Arson Car 811 was notified as well as the Detroit Police Department’s 6th Precinct. DEMS Medic 22 was also dispatched to the scene. Detroit Police dispatched evidence/forensic techs to the scene shortly afterward.
Update via DPD:
via DPD: HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION: Detroit police are investigating the findings of a body inside of a burned vehicle in the 12800 block of Chapel on the city’s west side. The discovery happened 12:30 a.m. this morning (Nov. 3). DPD received notification that the vehicle — a Chevrolet Impala — is connected to a missing person case out of Rochester Hills. The identity of the victim is undetermined at this time. We have K-9 and homicide units canvassing the area as we work to solve this case. We’ll provide updates as info is made available.
Update 2 via DPD (4:00PM Nov 3 2021: UPDATE: Detroit police are questioning two persons of interest in connection to this homicide investigation. No further details are immediately available.