Third Body Found Near Burned-Out SE Kansas Home

By: AP Posted By: Stephanie Schultz
By: AP Posted By: Stephanie Schultz

FORT SCOTT, Kan. (AP) _ Investigators are looking into the deaths of three people in and around a home that burned in southeastern Kansas.

KOAM-TV reports the Bourbon County sheriff's office confirmed Friday that the bodies of a child and an adult were found Thursday in the wreckage of the home near Fort Scott.

The body of a male was discovered in a vehicle outside the home.

The state fire marshal and the Kansas Bureau of Investigation are looking into the blaze, which broke out Wednesday afternoon.

Names and other details about the three people found dead have not been released, and the bodies were taken to Kansas City, Kan., for autopsies.

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