KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Four months after a man died in an apartment fire, investigators determine his death is a crime.
The medical examiner’s officer ruled 45-year-old Stanley Singleton’s death is a homicide.
Firefighters responded to Ninth Street and Benton Avenue around 2:30 a.m. on Oct. 17, 2022.
The fire caused damage to 31 units, displacing 27 people.
Kansas City police said a firefighters found Singleton unresponsive inside the building. Singleton suffered fire-related injuries and died at a hospital.
Police have not release information about a possible suspect in Singleton’s death.