Inspectors discover deceased individual during home inspection

IRONWOOD — Police are investigating a body that was discovered during a home inspection Monday afternoon in the City of Ironwood.

Just after 4:00 p.m., Ironwood Public Safety was dispatched on a report of human remains being found inside a home. Inspectors with the city were inspecting the home prior to demolition.

Thatís when they found the deceased individual. Police say the individual had been deceased for some time and could be the homeowner.

Identification of the remains is pending. At this time, no foul play is suspected.

The incident remains under investigation by Ironwood Public Safety and the Gogebic County Medical Examinerís Office. No further information is being released at this time pending notification of next of kin.