Man sought in 4 Missouri fire deaths found in Arizona

4 years 1 month 1 week ago Monday, February 22 2016 Feb 22, 2016 Monday, February 22, 2016 10:46:52 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 in Arizona.

Arizona Department of Public safety spokesman Tim Case said Monday that the 24-year-old man was taken into custody Sunday in a Yavapai County town along Interstate 40. Case said he had no additional details.

The Kansas City Metro Squad had announced Sunday that the man was found unharmed but didn't say where. The man was sought for questioning about the deaths of three adults and an infant in a fire that 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 victims have not been released.

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