Fatal Brooklyn house fire ruled arson, suicide
BROOKLYN — State Police said a fatal fire was a caused by arson and the resident who died had committed suicide.
The resident, a 47-year-old man, was found dead inside a Brooklyn home following a fire.
According to police, troopers were called to the area of 671 Wauregan Road for a structure fire.
The State Police Fire & Explosion Investigation Unit helped local fire marshals with determining the cause, and origin, of the fire.
While they battled the fire, they found a deceased person inside the home.
Detectives from the Connecticut State Police Eastern District Major Crimes Squad was also called to the scene and is assisting in the investigation.