2 Dead in Mysterious Weekend Fire

An investigation is underway tonight by the Marquette County Sheriff’s Department and the Michigan State Police fire marshal into a house fire that left two people dead.

It happened at 135 Seilo Avenue in Ishpeming Township.

But they don’t know when it happened.

A preliminary investigation says it was sometime between Friday and today.

Relatives went to the home at about 1pm this afternoon to check on the occupants.

Both residents, an 82-year-old female and a 46-year-old male, were located inside of the house deceased.

The fire appeared to have extinguished itself.

The interior of the residence suffered severe smoke damage.

If you have any information about the fire, contact the Marquette County Sheriff’s Department.