Longview duplex fire now being investigated as intentional

Longview duplex fire now being investigated as intentional
(Source: KLTV Staff)

LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - A Longview duplex fire may have been intentionally set, officials say.

One person was found dead after crews extinguished the May 9 fire. A preliminary autopsy report shows the victim - identified as Johnny Quentin Miller Jr., 44, of Longview - had hemorrhaging on the interior of his neck. Additionally, no soot was found in his airway.

The cause of death is pending.

At 11:04 a.m. May 9, Longview Fire Department firefighters were dispatched to the duplex fire at 1717 of Loring Lane. Miller Jr.'s body was found at 1715 Loring Lane.

LFD Fire Chief Kevin May said the department is investigating the fire as intentional.

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