Authorities find two people dead after responding to a suspicious fire near Ewing, Nebraska. Meanwhile, a Northeast Nebraska man has been arrested in connection with their deaths.
The Nebraska State Patrol says deputies were dispatched to a mobile home on County Road 857 one-and-a-half miles east of Ewing just after midnight. The call came in as a domestic dispute involving weapons.
At the same time, the Ewing Fire Department was responding to the same address for a mobile home fire. The home was fully engulfed in flames when they arrived.
The State Patrol says deputies were told by a male resident who escaped the home that two people were still inside. Two bodies were discovered in a bedroom.
The male resident who escaped the fire was un-injured and released after questioning.
However, another man, 33-year-old Matthew Hinrichsen, of rural Ewing was taken into custody. According to the county attorney, he was booked on two counts of murder. He remains in the Madison County Jail without bond.
Authorities have not said released information regarding Hinrichsen's connection to the victims. Authorities are not releasing the names of the victims at this time, either.
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