James and Jennifer Crumbley found in century-old building with rich history

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Belt Line Center, an Albert Kahn-designed, century-old former auto plant in Detroit, was the scene of James Crumbley's and Jennifer Crumbley’s arrests early Saturday.

The parents of Ethan Crumbley, the teen charged in the Oxford High School shooting that left four dead and seven injured, were found in the building at 1111 Bellevue St.

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James and Jennifer Crumbley, the parents of the teen charged in the Oxford High School shooting, were located and arrested early Saturday in a building at 1111 Bellevue on Detroit's east side.
James and Jennifer Crumbley, the parents of the teen charged in the Oxford High School shooting, were located and arrested early Saturday in a building at 1111 Bellevue on Detroit's east side.

Built in 1916, the Belt Line Center was designed by renowned architect Albert Kahn, who is famous for his designs of the Fisher Building in Detroit, Cranbrook House in Bloomfield Hills, Belle Isle Aquarium and more.

The building was first home to a truck manufacturing plant, Standard Motor Truck Co., established by auto pioneer Albert Fisher.

Letts Industries, a supplier to the auto industry, later bought out the structure. Now, the Letts firm occupies a space in the building along with Rare Plant Fairy, Virtuoso Design + Build and other local businesses.

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This article originally appeared on Detroit Free Press: James and Jennifer Crumbley found in Kahn-designed building

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