Deaths From Fires Under Investigation

(East St. Louis, IL) — The investigation continues in East St. Louis into a deadly fire that claimed the lives of three people, including a four-year-old boy. Fire officials say the cause of the fire has not been determined, but it does not appear suspicious. Firefighters responded to the home in the two-thousand block of North 43rd Street early yesterday afternoon. The house was fully engulfed in flames when they arrived. Although a couple of people in the house were able to escape, Kendra Williams, Chantez Reynolds, and four-year-old Jayden Harris were trapped and killed.