Shooting victim among 3 dead in Irvington house fire

(AP) - It appears a fire in Irvington was set toconceal a homicide. At least one of three people confirmed dead was shot. Prosecutor Paula Dow tells News 12 New Jersey the fire looks likea "coverup."

News 12 Staff

Sep 8, 2008, 3:12 PM

Updated 5,787 days ago

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(AP) - It appears a fire in Irvington was set toconceal a homicide. At least one of three people confirmed dead was shot. Prosecutor Paula Dow tells News 12 New Jersey the fire looks likea "coverup." The fire was reported at 7:45 a.m. in the three-story wood frameresidence on Columbia Avenue near the Newark-Irvington border. In addition to the three dead, a fourth person was hospitalized. Detectives from the Essex County Prosecutor's Homicide Squad andArson Task Force along with Irvington police are on the scene.


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