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Binghamton Police: ‘Suspicious’ Fatal Fire

On Saturday, Feb. 9 at 2:53 a.m., Binghamton Police Department Patrol Division and Binghamton Fire Department responded to 109 Walnut St., a multiple unit apartment building with a structure fire.



One individual was found deceased; other tenants including several children were able to escape.



The fire investigation is underway and is considered suspicious. The fire is under investigation by the Binghamton Police Detective Division and the Binghamton Fire Marshal’s Office.



The deceased’s remains were transported to Lourdes Hospital for autopsy. The identity is withheld pending the investigation and notification of next of kin.



Anyone with information is urged to contact the Detective Division at 607-772-7080.