Firefighters find dead couple inside home

September 14, 2009 2:46:36 PM PDT
Firefighters discovered the bodies of a husband and wife while responding to a fire at their northwest suburban home. Philipose and Aleykutty Yohannan were found dead on the first floor of their duplex in the 9300-block of home avenue in Des Plaines. Another woman who was believed to be the couple's daughter-in-law escaped from the fire.

"It's very sad, it's very emotional. And my condolences for everybody," said Ronnie Marcus, neighbor.

It's not clear whether the couple died of injuries from the fire.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.


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