Body found inside burning home sparks homicide investigation

Courtesy: WOOD-TV

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (WOOD, WNDU) — Police in Battle Creek are investigating the death of a man found inside a burning home on New Year's Day.

According to our partners at WOOD-TV emergency crews were called to a fire in the 200 block of Graves Street in Battle Creek just before 1 a.m. Tuesday. After putting out the fire, they found the man's body in the ashes.

Authorities say they are treating the case as a possible homicide.

Officers will not release further information about the victim until family members are notified.

Anyone with information is asked to call Calhoun County Dispatch at 269-781-0911.