Charred human remains found in remnants of fire - WNEM TV 5

Charred human remains found in remnants of fire

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CLARE COUNTY, MI (WNEM) -

After extinguishing a fire at a home in Clare County's Arthur Township, fire officials made a startling discovery.

Human remains were found in the remnants of the fire. The identity of the victim is not known a this time but officials are working to determine who the deceased is.

The fire happened at the home, located on the 4000 block of South Hoover Street, around 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

Fire crews from Harrison, Clare and Gladwin County helped to put out the fire. After discovering the human remains, a Michigan State Police Fire Investigation Unit was called in to help, along with detectives with the Clare County Sheriff's Department.

The fire remains under investigation.

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