CHICAGO — Police said the deaths of a young girl and a man who were found following an apartment fire in Chicago are being investigated as a possible murder-suicide.
The fire was reported about 9 p.m. Thursday in the 1600 block of South California Avenue near Douglas Park, according to the Chicago Police Department. A 51-year-old man and a 5-year-old girl were found dead. Police believe the deaths could be a "domestic-related murder-suicide," according to a statement.
Neighbors said the deceased duo were a father and daughter.
Police said it was not immediately clear whether the pair died in the fire or due to other causes.
An investigation is ongoing.