Moscow police treat fatal fire as homicide
Police in Moscow say they are treating the death of a woman killed in a house fire as a homicide.
Authorities identified the victim Thursday as 28-year-old Sarah J. Parks, who was pregnant when her body was found by firefighters in a charred lower unit of a Moscow duplex Wednesday morning.
Lt. Paul Kwiatkowski says it appears Parker was dead before the fire started. An autopsy is trying to determine the cause of her death.
Parker is a former teacher at the Moscow Charter School.
The state fire marshal is also trying to determine the cause and origin of the blaze.