House fire leaves elderly Detroit couple dead

House fire leaves elderly Detroit couple dead

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DETROIT (AP MODIFIED) -

A fire inside a west side Detroit home has killed an elderly husband and wife.
 
The blaze was reported about 4:30 p.m. Friday.
 
Battalion Chief Sidney Davis tells the Detroit Free Press that a woman's body was found on a sofa in the den. Her husband's body was in a nearby bathroom. Their names were not released.
 
Davis says a neighbor told firefighters he attempted to rush into the house but was forced out by the heat and smoke.
 
The cause of the fire was under investigation.

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