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KCPD: Fatality at fire not being investigated as homicide

Posted at 11:32 PM, Mar 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-08 00:32:00-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City, Missouri, police were called to the scene of a house fire Saturday to investigate a body found at the scene.

Kansas City Fire Department officials responded to a fire at a vacant home around 11:18 p.m. in the 3000 block of East Sixth Street.

Police said KCFD crews located a deceased person at the home.

After KCPD officers responded, the death is being investigated as a fire fatality, not a homicide.

Fire officials said that four hoses were used to put out the fire on a vacant home.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.