Rigged wiring kills four children in South Memphis apartment fire

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 01, 2023 9:11 AM CT | Published: May 31, 2023 5:44 PM CT

A man has been detained after two 4-year-olds, a 6-year-old and a 2-year-old were killed in a fire in South Memphis. 


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Julia Baker

Julia Baker

Julia Baker covers Memphis and Shelby County’s law enforcement agencies and is a member of The Daily Memphian’s public safety reporting team. A lifelong Memphian, Julia graduated from the University of Memphis in 2021. Other publications and organizations she has written for include Chalkbeat, Memphis Flyer, Memphis Parent magazine and Memphis magazine.


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