Father Suspected in House Fire That Killed 2 Children Dies

Updated: April 13, 2019 10:50 PM

BIG LAKE, Minn. (AP) - Authorities say a man suspected of starting a house fire in Minnesota that killed two of his children has died.
The Sherburne County Sheriff's Office says in a release that 36-year-old Anthony Robert Parker died Saturday of injuries suffered in the Friday morning blaze in Big Lake, about 40 miles (65 kilometers) from Minneapolis.
The fire killed Parker's two toddlers, 1-year-old Spencer Parker and 2-year-old Landon Parker. His other children, who 7 and 9 years old, were injured. Their conditions have not been released.
The state fire marshal's office is investigating the cause of the blaze.

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