ALBANY – Officials are investigating an Albany fire as a homicide after two children died Wednesday at a home in the 2700 block of West Doublegate.
Prosecutors confirmed that a 6-year-old girl was killed in an attack before the fire. A 7-year-old boy died at the hospital, the cause of death is still uncertain at this time, but prosecutors said he was injured before the fire.
Police have identified a third child who was injured. Investigators said that a 10-year-old boy was found alive in the trunk of a car on the property.
The children’s 54-year-old grandmother was gravely injured in the home, but is still alive.