CHICAGO (CBS)– An investigation is underway after three people were found deceased in a “suspicious” house fire in Elmhurst Friday night.
The fire was reported at a house on Willow Road in Elmhurst around 9:30 p.m.READ MORE: Belmont Cragin Carjacking Leads To Fiery Crash, Multiple Other Parked Cars Struck
According to the DuPage County Sheriff’s Office, the Elmhurst Fire Department removed three people, one woman and two males, from the house. Officials said all three were deceased.
Witnesses on scene reported seeing two bodies in the home’s yard. The fire was being called suspicious, and a major criminal investigation is underway.READ MORE: CPD: Woman Accidentally Shot, Killed By Boyfriend In McKinley Park
A hole in the roof could be seen from Chopper 2 above the scene.
It is unclear if the victims died in the fire or if they were dead before the fire started.MORE NEWS: Surveilence Video Shows Moments Leading To The Arrest Of Allan M. Brown, Suspect In Kenosha Police Shooting
This is a developing story.