Monroe Township, MI House Fire, Jul 1956

5;15 AM 21 July 1956 at 5525 East Albain Road Monroe County Sheriff Charles Harrington stated Leroy La Pointe age 27 was killed in a house fire. Leroy's wife and 3 boys escaped the fire . Leroy and his wife got into an argument over Leroy going the bar for a few beers. Mrs LA Pointe and the three boys left to stay with the Wife's Mother for the night. Oscar Zimmerman of 5528 Albain Road found the house on fire on his way to work he attempted to rescue Leroy but could not. Witness stated they saw the Wife return to the home at 1 AM, the cause of the fire was not known and it is unknown if the wife in fact did return to the home at 1 am.