Man, woman, found dead inside Detroit home following house fire on east side

Posted at 6:12 AM, Aug 08, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-08 08:44:54-04

DETROIT, MI (WXYZ) — According to police, a 65-year-old woman and her 55-year-old boyfriend are dead following a house fire in Detroit.

Police say Patricia Morgan and Jeffery Gladney died from heat and smoke inhalation after their home was completely engulfed by flames.

According to police, it took officials 45 minutes to put the fire out.

Neighbors of the couple say Patricia was a neighborhood sweetheart that everyone knew and adored.

At this time, it is unclear what started the fire.