Two Dead in Suspicious Fire in Kelvyn Park Neighborhood of Chicago

Two women were killed in a fire on Chicago’s Northwest side last night.  The fire started around 11:30 P.M. in the 4500 block of West Parker.  Companies arrived to find a fire in the basement.  

Bomb and Arson detectives were called to the scene of what officials are now calling a death investigation around 11:40 p.m. Thursday. The building structure never caught fire, Chicago Fire Department officials said, but something inside that unit was burning. Sources say accelerants were found.

The women, in their 20s, lived in the basement unit of the building, where the fire began. They did not have smoke detectors, fire officials said. One of the women was transported to Our Lady of Resurrection Hospital, where she was pronounced dead. The second victim was found during a secondary search…Continue Reading Here



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