Police in Prince George say they have identified one suspect of interest, as well as launched a criminal negligence investigation, into a fatal motel fire last week which left three people dead.
The suspect was arrested July 11 by Prince George RCMP, but later released pending further investigation, Mounties said in a news release Tuesday (July 14).
Investigators are also looking into reports that the fire alarm in the motel did not sound.
The incident is being considered as suspicious.
The BC Coroners Service is currently conducting a parallel fact-finding investigation to determine who died, and how, where, when and by what means they came to their unexpected deaths. Officials will not be releasing the names of those killed.
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