Florida authorities are not pursuing any suspects in a fire that killed a family of four in a mansion owned by former tennis professional James Blake, an official said on Thursday, raising the possibility the fire may have been a murder-suicide, reports Reuters.
Detectives were still working to identify the people and determine the cause of Wednesday’s fire, said Debbie Carter, a spokeswoman for the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Department. Investigators found fireworks throughout the Tampa property.
“At this time, we do not have a suspect that we are pursuing,” Carter said. “We will see where the investigation leads us.”
Blake was renting the more-than-6,000 square foot Tampa home and was not in the property when the fire broke out.
In a statement on Thursday, Tampa technology company VASTEC identified the victims as Darrin Campbell, the firm’s chief operating officer, and his family, TV station WFTS reported. A VASTEC official could not be immediately reached for comment.
The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said two male and two female bodies were found inside the house. Two of the bodies showed signs of upper body trauma, but officials did not immediately provide additional details.
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