Authorities suspect that family members who died in a fire outside Philadelphia were killed by a relative who also shot and wounded two police officers, a prosecutor said Friday.
Delaware County District Attorney Jack Stollsteimer said at a news conference that six sets of remains have been recovered from the ashes of a fire that destroyed the home in East Lansdowne on Wednesday.
He said Canh Le, 43, is believed to have killed his niece and probably killed the others as well, and that Le also died.
“Our assumption is that they were shot by gunfire and then there was a fire set, but we have no idea whether or not that’s true,” he said.
Gunfire could be heard during a 911 call, and Stollsteimer