Family still searching for arsonist who killed firefighter

Firefighter Brian Woehlke, 29, died May 8, 2013 when a roof collapsed on him during a fire at a strip mall

WESTLAND, Mich. — Two years after the anniversary of his death, family members of 29-year-old Brian Woehlke still can't believe authorities haven't caught the person responsible for this death.

"That's pretty disturbing," said Art Habitz, Woehlke’s uncle. "They said it was arson and bang — nothing has happened yet. I don't know if it's been forgotten or they don't have any leads or what."

Woehlke had been a Wayne-Westland firefighter for just six months when he was killed in a fire at Marvaso’s Italian Grill on Wayne Rd. on May 8, 2013. Woehlke left behind a wife and young child. The fire was ruled an arson, making his death a homicide.

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