Mendocino County Sheriff's Office
Press Release
(Title of Crime/Incident) Suspicious Fire/Death Investigation
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Suspicious Fire/Death Investigation
10580 Main Street Potter Valley,CA
When: Date: 9-29-2012 Time: 0810
Victim Info :        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
Victim #1: Doe
Victim #2: Doe
Suspect Info:        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
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Synopsis: On 9-29-2012 at approximately 0810 Mendocino County Sheriffs Deputies and California Highway Officers were dispatched to the listed location to assist Potter Valley and Cal Fire in regards to a fully engulfed residential fire.

On arrival deputies learned that family members had vacated the residence during the fire, but possibly two victims remained inside and were unaccounted for.

Deputies then contacted detectives who responded to the location.

During the fire investigation, two victims were located inside the burnt structure.

Mendocino County Detectives along with Cal Fire Investigators are continuing the investigation into the cause and origin of the fire along with identifying the two deceased victims.

Further information will be released in the coming week.

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