Fire News: Kansas Officials Seek Answer to Body in Burned Building

03/13/2013
Wichita (KS) homicide detectives and arson investigators are seeking answers in the death of an 65-year-old man found in a burned apartment, reports The Wichita Eagle. The man's body was discovered by someone cleaning in the apartment. The apartment was the scene of a fire reported on Dec. 27, Capt. Joe Evans said. The fire was ruled accidental due to an electrical issue. "We're still not sure as to exactly what's going on here," Evans said after the body was found. The fire started in the living room near the front door, Fire Marshal Brad Crisp said. While the incident caused an estimated $15,000 damage to the apartment and its contents, he said, there was little actual fire...

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