2 Bodies Found in Bedroom after Crews Extinguish Fire in Living Room of Mpls. Home

Updated: 03/12/2014 6:15 AM
Created: 03/11/2014 8:07 PM
By: Leslie Dyste

Two people were found dead when crews responded to a fire at a North Minneapolis home.

According to the Minneapolis Fire Department, crews responded to a report of a fire on the 2900 block of Washburn Avenue North at 6:22 p.m. Tuesday.

When crews arrived they put out the fire in the living room, and while searching the home crews found two victims in the bedroom, who were pronounced dead at the scene.

Sources tell KSTP Reporter Jay Kolls that the victims are a man and a woman, possibly in their 30s or early 40s. The man already had rigor mortis setting in when crews arrived, which indicates the man may have been dead for quite some time, according to the source.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

At this point, additional details have not been released.

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