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Police: Michigan man found dead after barn fire

Monroe County Sheriff's Office says 54-year-old Michigan man found dead after barn fire
Posted on Sept. 1, 2014 at 12:00 a.m. | Updated on Sept. 1, 2014 at 1:18 p.m.

EXETER TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office says it is investigating the death of a 54-year-old man whose body was found after a barn fire in Exeter Township.

Officers arrived at the scene early Monday morning and found the man dead inside of the barn.

A 58-year-old woman was able to escape the fire and call police. She was taken to local hospital to receive treatment for burns.

The man’s body was taken to the Wayne County Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy.

The names of the man and woman won’t be released until their families are notified.

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