ISHPEMING, MI – Ishpeming police are investigating the deaths of a 24-year-old man and a 35-year-old man in Ishpeming. Police were dispatched to a house yesterday afternoon in the 400 block of N. Maple Street on a report of two people down and not breathing. Upon arrival, officers found the 35-year-old man outside in the yard unresponsive and the 24-year-old man in the living room, also unresponsive. CPR was administered to both individuals without success and were declared dead at the scene.
Police say the 24-year-old man was living at the house at the time of the incident while the 35-year-old man was from Marquette.
The incident appears to be drug related and is currently under investigation. Ishpeming Police were assisted at the scene by the Michigan State Police, the Marquette County Sheriff’s Department, and UP Health Systems EMS.