AREA NEWS: Two people found dead after Stark County house fire

CANTON  The identities of two people found deceased after fire badly damaged a Canton Township home had not been determined Friday morning.

Stark County Sheriff’s deputies responded at 4:39 a.m. Friday to the structure fire at 2706 Sherr Ave. SE to assist the Canton Township Fire Department, according to a news release from the Sheriff’s Office

Upon the fire department searching the building, the bodies of two deceased individuals were located inside the structure.   

The case remains under investigation by the Stark County Sheriffs Office, the Canton Township Fire Department, Stark County Coroners Office and the Ohio State Fire Marshals Office. Numerous other area fire departments also assisted at the scene. The Sheriffs Office is requesting that anyone with information on this incident to contact them at (330) 4303800.

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