DETROIT, Mich. (CBS DETROIT) – Detroit Police say four people escaped a Detroit house fire, but one man was discovered dead inside the home.

It happened Thursday at 2:47 a.m. in the 14200 block of Mayfield where police say an an unknown suspect threw an object inside of the house, catching the house on fire.

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The man inside the home was 41-years-old.

Police said in an update early Thursday afternoon, “Investigators cannot find evidence that an accelerants was used at this location.”

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This is an ongoing investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Detroit Police Department’s Arson Unit at 313-596-2940 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak-Up.

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