Newark house fire victims' deaths ruled an accident

Newark fatal fire

Six people, including two children, were killed in a fire that ripped through a Newark home Sunday morning, and officials say decorations meant to beautify the home may have fueled the flames. (Credit: News 12 New Jersey)

(AP) - The deaths of six members of a northern New Jersey family who perished in a house fire last weekend have been ruled an accident. Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn Murray announced Wednesday night that 11-year-old Zion Forbes, 35-year-old Natasha Kinsale and 58-year-old Reginald Stewart all died from smoke inhalation. Stewart's 58-year-old wife, Salome; her 43-year-old daughter,...

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