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5 bodies found in duplex

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Posted: Mar 22, 2012 11:30 AM
Updated: Mar 22, 2012 11:30 AM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: fire, duplex, central, arkansas, four, children, bodies

JACKSONVILLE - A mother and four children have been found dead inside a duplex in central Arkansas. Firefighters arrived at the duplex around 6am this morning after a neighborhood smelled smoke. Firefighter did not see a fire and knocked on the door. There was no answer. Firefighters used thermal imaging but did not detect any signs of a fire and then left the scene. About an hour later, a maintenance worker discovered the bodies. Firefighters returned and discovered a fire burned inside the duplex overnight. Arson is not suspected. Ages of the four children were not immediately known.

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