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One dead after house fire in Richmond

Richmond, B.C. - Mounties say a 66-year-old woman has died and a 13-year-old boy is clinging to life after a suspicious house fire in Richmond, B.C.

Fire investigators found the body of Elaine Leznoff in the home, and the teen was taken to hospital in critical condition.

A suspect was taken into custody Monday.

Firefighters responded to the blaze at about 2 a.m.

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team was on the scene to determine the cause of the fire.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact them.

April 13, 2015  By The Canadian Press

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