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Baltimore Police reveal name of three-year-old girl murdered inside burning home Friday

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Posted at 9:18 AM, Apr 14, 2022

BALTIMORE — Baltimore Police have released the name of a three-year-old girl who was found dead inside a burning home Friday evening.

Crews discovered the burnt body of 3-year-old My’royal Bennett in the 4700 block of Vancouver Road, after extinguishing a mattress fire.

On Monday, detectives ruled her death a homicide, but so far no arrests have been made.

Child found dead in Baltimore fire being investigated as homicide

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The following morning, a construction worker reported a body lying along I-95 by the Cecil and Harford County line.

Turns out the body was that of Danielle Shanae Parnell, 30, who was My'royal's biological mother.

Her death has also been ruled a homicide, but police have not yet revealed the cause of death or any potential motive.

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The investigation into the case is ongoing. We will continue working on this story and provide updates as they become available.