Man's body found after Washington Park fire

WASHINGTON PARK, Ill. (AP) - Authorities say the body of a 26-year-old man has been found in the charred remains of a house in the southwestern Illinois village of Washington Park.

The Belleville News-Democrat reports that St. Clair County deputy coroner Dean Darnall says Arnold Lark was pronounced dead about 5 a.m. Monday.

Illinois state fire marshals are investigating the fire's cause.

Lark's funeral arrangements are pending.


Information from: Belleville News-Democrat,

(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)


To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the
Conversation Guidelines and FAQs

Leave a Comment