Milwaukee Police are currently investigating a death on the City’s Northwest Side. The Milwaukee Fire Department was dispatched to the 6300 block of W. Appleton Avenue around 5:00 a.m. on May 27 for a fire and upon their arrival located a deceased male. Identification is still being made on the individual and the cause of the fire and cause of death remain under investigation at this time.
UPDATE (5/31/16 at 9:30 a.m.): The May 27 death in the 6300 block of W. Appleton Avenue is being investigated as a homicide. The identity of the deceased male is still being determined. MPD is currently searching for suspect(s) and seeking a motive.