Remains of four people found at scene of fire in Selawik

    Village of Selawik

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Deputy Fire Marshals located the remains of four people from a fire in the Northwest Arctic Borough village of Selawik Tuesday.

    Remains of four people found at scene of fire in Selawik
    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Deputy Fire Marshals located the remains of four people from a fire in the Northwest Arctic Borough village of Selawik Tuesday.

    Alaska State Troopers were notified of the structure fire at about six that morning.

    A Trooper dispatch says the victims are presumed to be 49-year-old Fred Cleveland, 33-year-old Racienda Russell, a six-year-old child, and a four-year-old child.

    The dispatch says all four are believed to have lived in the structure.

    The origin and cause of the fire remain undetermined, however, nothing suspicious was discovered during the preliminary investigation. 
    The structure was completely destroyed.

    The remains were sent to the State Medical Examiner's Office for autopsy and positive identification.

     

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