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Arson suspected in fatal Corvallis apartment fire, homicide investigation underway

Posted at 6:25 AM, Jul 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-07 08:25:56-04

CORVALLIS - The apartment fire in Corvallis is now suspected to be arson and a homicide investigation is underway.

Investigators were able to start processing the scene and there are no other fatalities related to this incident at this time. One adult female was transported to a hospital with significant burn injuries and injuries resulting from jumping from a second-story window to escape the fire.

The three adult victims of the fatal fire were positively identified. The names will not be released until the families have time to contact other family members and friends.

Ravalli County Sheriff's Office investigators are asking for help from the public. Anyone with surveillance or security cameras in the Corvallis and Hamilton areas is asked to protect the recordings and contact the RCSO at 406-363-3033 so investigators can review the content.

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