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One Killed, Two Injured in Latonia House Fire

UPDATE: The situation has ended and the suspect, 43-year old Michael Vaughan was wounded and transported to the hospital. Full story

UPDATE (10:53 a.m.): Covington Police Chief Spike Jones tells The River City News that investigators are reviewing this fire as "suspicious", but adds that he is unsure whether this is a criminal case.

UPDATE (7:42 a.m.): One person is found dead inside the home, according to WKRC.


Fire badly damaged a home on 41st Street in Latonia overnight, forcing two women to jump from the second floor, according to WCPO.

The women were transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, reports WXIX.

Firefighters are still on the scene fighting flames and below zero wind chills, according to WLWT.

WKRC reports that the fire started at 4:30 a.m. Witnesses tell The River City News that the fire was put out at one point but flames re-emerged around 5:30 Tuesday morning.

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This story will be updated when new information is attained.

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