Inkster, MI Evergreen Motel Room Explosion, Feb 1994

An explosion occurred on February 13 1994 at the Evergreen Motel Room 15 at 28475 Michigan Avenue. the explosion took the life of Douglas Hodges age 39 a Bartender at near by Henry the VII, Michigan State Police Terry Colwell fire investigator said no foul play is suspected the explosion was caused by natural gas. which lifted the roof of the motel up and down again. Hodges with a singed face was found in the bathtub face down with the water running, it is suspected he was in the room of the explosion at the time of the blast and moved to the bathroom. the explosion caused $100.000 damage