Fire claims life of 28-year-old Jackson man, arson suspected
The Michigan State Police are helping with the fire investigation.
JACKSON, Mich. (WILX) - The Jackson Police Department (JPD) is investigating a fatal fire involving a 28-year-old male early Thursday morning.
At approximately 2 a.m., JPD officers were dispatched to 2202 E. Ganson Street to help the Jackson Fire Department in response to a house fire.
Firefighters found the victim inside the house and medical personnel pronounced him deceased at the scene. The Michigan State Police are helping with the investigation of the fire.
The fire may have been intentionally set on the front porch but has yet to be confirmed as the investigation continues.
“At this time, it is believed the fire was started intentionally on the front porch of the residence,” City of Jackson officials said a release.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Aaron Grove at (517) 768-8796.
This is a developing story and more information will be added as it becomes available.
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