Police say a 77-year-old man has died after falling into a large backyard fire pit in Michigan’s northern Lower Peninsula.
A Jordanian man sentenced to one year’s probation for starting a backyard fire that killed his 6-year-old daughter in suburban Detroit has been deported.
Forty-one-year-old Majd Mohammad Al-Shara of Lenox Township, a Jordanian citizen in this country illegally, pleaded guilty to fourth degree child abuse after pouring fuel on a backyard firepit in September
The case of a man charged in a fire-pit accident that killed his daughter moves closer to trial, with a preliminary hearing scheduled for Tuesday morning in Macomb County.
Two people are hospitalized after an outdoor pit fire burned out of control.