Police investigating death in connection with Kansas City apartment fire
Fire swept through the 3-story building early Monday morning. Kansas City, Missouri police are now investigating a death in connection with an apartment fire early Monday morning.
The fire started at 2:28 a.m. at a three-story apartment building at 918 Benton Blvd.
Two people were injured in the fire. Later Monday morning, Kansas City police said they launched a death investigation in connection with the fire. Officers could not immediately say whether the death was one of the people previously reported as injured.
KCPD bomb and arson investigators are on scene searching for a cause of the fire.
Twenty-seven people living inside the building were displaced. The Red Cross is assisting those families.
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