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Pine Bluff fire death found to be homicide



Pine Bluff, Arkansas – A Pine Bluff police investigation is underway after a Tuesday fire death is ruled a homicide, thatis the 17th homicide in Pine Bluff for 2022.

According to Pine Bluff Fire Department, they responded to the fire at 5:00 p.m. Tuesday afternoon in the 2300 block of West 11th street and soon discovered a badly burned body inside the home.

The body was sent to the Arkansas State Crime Lab. On Friday, the cause of death was determined to be from a gunshot wound.

Due to the condition of the body, the identity of the deceased person has not yet been determined.

Anyone with information on this homicide is asked to call the detective office at 870-730-2090 or the dispatch center at 870-541-5300.