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Mother, daughter and son burned to death in Manchester

Published:Saturday | December 3, 2016 | 12:58 AM

Tamara Bailey, Gleaner Writer

CRAIGHEAD, Manchester:
The Manchester Police have confirmed the gruesome deaths of a mother and her two children after fire engulfed their house last evening in the Craighead community.

Dead are Lina Powell, her son Delroy Powell and daughter Lissette Powell.

According to community members, approximately 9 p.m. gunshots were heard in the vicinity and then Powell's house was seen engulfed in flame.

The police said the charred remains of the three were later found during cooling-down operations.

The police are reporting that as the investigations continue the origin of the fire will be made known. ‎