- Associated Press - Monday, September 29, 2014

ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. (AP) - State police have destroyed a live mortar round and hand grenade found in the Rochester Hills home of a recently deceased World War II veteran.

Oakland County sheriff’s officials tell MLive.com (https://bit.ly/1xueY3E ) for a story Monday that the mortar was an armor piercing anti-tank round. The hand grenade had its firing mechanism intact, but the explosive powder had been removed.

The veteran’s nephew found the mortar and grenade Saturday while cleaning out the man’s home, north of Detroit.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide