Six people were killed, one each with a bullet injury, in an apartment fire in Wisconsin last week, police said on Monday. One of those found dead, Connor McKisick, had a self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said.
“The details and context of the wounds of all the other persons are still under investigation,” said Heartland Police Chief Torin Misko.
Misko also said that “there was evidence of a flammable liquid in the apartment where it would not normally be located.”
fireLocated in Heartland, Wisconsin, approximately 26 miles west of Milwaukee. Two adults and four children, all members of the same family, were found dead inside an apartment unit.
The adults who died were Connor McKisick and Jessica McKisick. The children have been identified as a 14-year-old girl, a 12-year-old girl and two 3-year-old boys. Their names were not disclosed.
Misko said several fire departments and police departments responded and helped evict tenants from the building and from the apartment’s balconies.
American Red Cross spokesman Justin Kern said a total of 10 people were displaced by the fire, including two families of four and an adult couple.