Woman, girl found dead after western Wisconsin house fire
NEW RICHMOND, Wis. (AP) -- Police say a woman and a child were found dead after a house fire in western Wisconsin and a 37-year-old suspect has been arrested in Texas.
Police say fire crews were called to the New Richmond home around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday after getting a report from a person who smelled smoke coming from the home and heard the sound of running water.
Emergency personnel discovered two bodies inside.
The Star Tribune reports the body of the 30-year-old woman was found on an upstairs floor. The body of a 10-year-old girl was found in the basement. Both were taken to the Ramsey County medical examiner for autopsies. The cause of death was not disclosed
Police Lt. Jerry Cody says it was "an isolated incident" at the home.