2 arrested in death of man in Ypsilanti
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One man is dead and and a man and woman have been arrested after a fight Sunday night in Ypsilanti, police said.
Ypsilanti police were called to the 900 block of Railroad Street about 9:31 p.m. Sunday to investigate a possible fight, police said in a press release. When they arrived they discovered a 46-year-old River Rouge man dead.
Their initial investigation revealed the man and a 20-year-old woman from Ypsilanti and 20-year-old man from Farmington Hills have been involved in a fight, which ended in the River Rouge man’s death, police said. The man suffered blunt-force trauma and other unknown injuries, police said in the release.
The two suspects were arrested. Police said they were acquaintances of the victim. Their names have not been released.
The address where the homicide occurred is part of the Peninsular Place apartment complex. It is across the street from the Eastern Michigan University Campus and is the complex where EMU student Julia Niswender was killed in December. Police ruled her death a homicide.
Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Detective Sgt. Tom Eberts at 734-482-9878 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAKUP.