Battle Creek Police have ruled the suspicious deaths at Silver Star Apartments a double homicide.
The two deceased men are Fred Bissel, 62 and Jason Dush, 41. Police believe the two were friends, though they were not roommates. A third Silver Star resident discovered them at around 4:30 p.m. on Sunday. Police have notified the men’s families.
At this time, the cause of death is undetermined, and investigators are awaiting results from the medical examiner’s office. Investigators and crime technicians continue to process the scene.
When officers first arrived at the apartment, they found signs of a struggle. Investigators continue to follow leads in this case.
Anyone with information that may be related to this incident should call police at 269-781-0911 or Silent Observer at 269-964-3888.