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Demolition timeline thrown off by Bever house fire

by: Greg Brown Updated:

BROKEN ARROW, Okla. - Quick facts:

  • A vacant Broken Arrow home caught fire Saturday morning.
  • The home was the site of the murders of five people in 2015.
  • An investigation is underway.
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Broken Arrow fire investigators are working to find what caused a fire at the home where five family members were murdered in July 2015.

Police say the home near East 131 Street South and Elm caught fire around 3:30 a.m. Saturday.

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They say the residence was vacant, and no one was believed to be inside at the time of the fire.


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The residence was also the scene of the Bever murders in 2015, in which two teen boys reportedly killed five family members and injured one more.

The house has been vacant ever since the incident, though a recent fundraiser has pushed to make the home into a park.

An investigation is underway.


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