THREE RIVERS, Mich. (WOOD) - Police need your help in tracking down a man who fled the scene of a deadly explosion caused by people making methamphetamine.
The Three Rivers police and fire departments were dispatched at 3:21 p.m. on Monday to a residence in the 100 block of S. Andrews Street.
When authorities arrived they saw a 30-year-old Three Rivers resident injured from the blast in the garage. Air Care transported the man to Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo where he later died.
The Michigan State Police fire marshal investigated the scene and determined that the manufacturing of meth was the cause of the blast.
The Three Rivers Police Department continues to search for someone who fled the scene after the explosion. He is described as a white male; 30 to 35 years old; 5 feet 7 inches to 5 feet 8 inches tall; having facial hair; a goatee; short, reddish-blonde hair; and last seen wearing blue jeans and an unknown colored T-shirt.
He could face charges of manufacturing and distribution of meth.
If you can help investigators with this case you are asked to call the Three Rivers Police Department at 269.278.1235, the St. Joseph County Sheriff's Department at 269.467.4195, or Crime Stoppers 1.800.342.7867.
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