Woman found dead in Detroit house without heat - Atlanta News, Weather, Traffic, and Sports | FOX 5

Woman found dead in Detroit house without heat

Posted: Updated:
DETROIT, Mich. (WJBK) -

Fox 2 got a tip that a woman died this week in a Detroit home on Monica. Investigators tell us the 57-year-old woman was living in the house with no heat in the sub-zero temperatures.

Click on the video player to watch Ron Savage's report

We're told the victim was dead for at least three days before she was discovered. The Medical Examiner has not yet ruled on her cause of death. Right now, it's not know if the lack of heat in the home played a role.

Neighbors on the block tell us they had no idea the woman died. There is still a dog barking inside the home. Fox 2 inquired with Detroit police. They tell us they're aware and are attempting to reach a family member related to the woman who can take the dog in. If they're unsuccessful, they tell us they will go into the home with Animal Control to make sure the dog is removed and cared for.

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Fire from lightning strike devastates Roseville church

    Fire from lightning strike devastates Roseville church

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:10 PM EDT2014-07-29 16:10:35 GMT
    A raging fire happens in Roseville and of all places to be struck by lightning - the steeple of the New Life Church of God in Christ.Pastor Darrell Moore and his family are devastated."I got here and I found out I really didn't have a church anymore, " he said. Moore was attending a Sunday evening service at another church, when a member of new life called him repeatedly. When he finally answered, it was bad news."The fire department was here, there was water everywhere," said Mary Moore, mot...
    A raging fire happens in Roseville and of all places to be struck by lightning - the steeple of the New Life Church of God in Christ.Pastor Darrell Moore and his family are devastated."I got here and I found out I really didn't have a church anymore, " he said. Moore was attending a Sunday evening service at another church, when a member of new life called him repeatedly. When he finally answered, it was bad news."The fire department was here, there was water everywhere," said Mary Moore, mot...
  • Grosse Pointe Park's new farmer's market seen by some as a barrier to Detroit

    Grosse Pointe Park's new farmer's market seen by some as a barrier to Detroit

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:58 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:58:07 GMT
    Some Detroiters are calling for a boycott of Grosse Pointe Park after the city built a farmer's market that they believe cuts off access to and from Detroit.
    Some Detroiters are calling for a boycott of Grosse Pointe Park after the city built a farmer's market that they believe cuts off access to and from Detroit.
  • Neighbors tie pink ribbons to remember murdered Armada teen

    Neighbors tie pink ribbons to remember murdered Armada teen

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:40 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:40:12 GMT
    The community in Armada Township is pulling together to support the family of murdered 14-year-old April Millsap.
    The community in Armada Township is pulling together to support the family of murdered 14-year-old April Millsap.
  • Download the FOX 2 Apps


  • FOX 2 News Five-Day Forecast

WJBK FOX 2 is proud to announce a full featured weather app for iPhone, iPad and Android!

The all new FOX 2 Weather app is now available to download for free in the Apple iTunes App Store and on the Android Market by searching for 'FOX 2 Weather.

Features include:

  • Highly responsive interactive map optimized for 3G and WiFi performance
  • Vertical and horizontal map display with looping
  • NOWrad, the gold standard for radar in the weather industry
  • Highest resolution satellite cloud imagery available
  • Exclusive patent pending Road Weather Index
  • Color coded weather alerts arranged by severity
  • Fully integrated GPS for current location awareness
  • Integrated compass overlay for 3GS models
  • Most accurate 10 day forecasts with both daily and hourly detail
  • Ability to easily save your favorite locations
  • Full featured and user tested
  • Earthquake plotting - tap on an earthquake to display its detail
  • iOS 5 compatibility
    • Ron SavageRon SavageMore>>

    • Sunday's storm captured by Fox 2 viewers

      Sunday's storm captured by Fox 2 viewers

      Sunday, July 27 2014 11:48 PM EDT2014-07-28 03:48:38 GMT
      We have more video of the storm and storm damage from across southeast Michigan. It's Fox 2 viewer pics and video that you sent to us.
      We have more video of the storm and storm damage from across southeast Michigan. It's Fox 2 viewer pics and video that you sent to us.
    • Livonia man dies after 2 dogs attack him

      Livonia man dies after 2 dogs attack him

      Saturday, July 26 2014 9:48 PM EDT2014-07-27 01:48:03 GMT
      A 46-year-old Livonia man was killed Wednesday evening after he was attacked by two dogs while jogging in Metamora.
      A 46-year-old Livonia man was killed Wednesday evening after he was attacked by two dogs while jogging in Metamora.
    • FBI joins the search for Armada teen's killer

      FBI joins the search for Armada teen's killer

      Friday, July 25 2014 11:08 PM EDT2014-07-26 03:08:38 GMT
      The FBI has joined the investigation team searching for the killer of a 14-year-old Armada girl, April Millsap.
      The FBI has joined the investigation team searching for the killer of a 14-year-old Armada girl, April Millsap. Authorities also say they are now looking for a small motorcycle in addition to the gray, dented van seen in the area.
    Powered by WorldNow

    1551 Briarcliff Rd., NE
    Atlanta, GA 30306

    Main Number: (404) 875-5555
    News Tips: (404) 898-0100

    Didn't find what you were looking for?
    All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
    Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices
    .