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Police: Body found along I-95 likely parent of young child killed in Baltimore rowhome fire last week

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Posted at 4:33 PM, Apr 13, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-13 22:33:36-04

BALTIMORE, Md. — Police say the body of a person who was found dead along I-95 on Tuesday is believed to be the biological parent of a young child who was found dead following a Southwest Baltimore rowhome fire.

A construction worker call police saying they found a body along Interstate 95 near the Harford/Cecil County line around 10 a.m. Tuesday.

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On Wednesday, police said they have information to support that the body found "is likely a biological parent of the child killed in a fire last week on Vancouver Road."

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On April 8, firefighters recovered the body of a young child, believed to be around 3 or 4 years old, inside a rowhome after a fire in the 4700 block of Vancouver Road.

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Officials said the child was located after extinguishing a mattress fire.

The child's death is being investigated as a homicide.