Authorities: Person of interest in 4 fire deaths in custody

2 years 9 months 3 weeks ago Monday, February 22 2016 Feb 22, 2016 Monday, February 22, 2016 4:25:00 AM CST February 22, 2016 in News
By: The Associated Press

EDGERTON (AP) — Authorities say a "person of interest" in a fire that killed four people in northwest Missouri has been found.

The Kansas City Metro Squad said Sunday that the 24-year-old man was found unharmed outside of Missouri and that he is in custody. The man was sought for questioning about the deaths of three adults and an infant. A fire was reported just before midnight Friday at a rural home south of Edgerton in Platte County.

Authorities are investigating the deaths as possible homicides. The names of the four people who died in the fire have not been released.

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