George Hiotis

Body Found At Newark Apartment Fire

by George Hiotis on April 7, 2010 at 12:42 pm

Newark Police say one man is dead after an early morning fire. It happened around 5:00 this morning at 425 Mt. Vernon Road. Sergeant Scott Snow says after fire fighters extinguished the fire a male body was discovered inside the apartment where the fire originated. Snow says there is no formal identification of the victim, but detectives are working to find out who it is and notify his family. The fire appears to be accidental and there does not appear to be any criminal involvement in the death.