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Man found dead in Grand Rapids fire ruled a homicide

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Posted at 3:12 PM, Oct 27, 2020

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Grand Rapids Police are conducting a homicide investigation after a man was found dead in a recent house fire.

The fire broke out on Oakwood Avenue Sunday morning, according to GRPD.

We're told an autopsy on the victim, identified as Todd Ryan Cappendyk, 41, has revealed that the man’s death was the result of homicide.

Further details are not known at this time. If you know anything, please call police at 616-456-3380 or Silent Observer at 616-774-2345.