Man arrested in Louisiana believed to be behind deadly fire in Pulaski County

(Photo supplied/Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office)

Police in Louisiana have arrested a man who investigators say is the prime suspect in deadly fire in Pulaski County.

Danny James Clark, 46, is being held without bond in a Louisiana jail, according to 95.3 MNC’s reporting partners at ABC 57.

Clark is wanted on a murder charge after a victim was found dead inside of a home which was set on fire in Medaryville back on Aug. 13, ABC 57 reported.

The Pulaski County coroner has ruled the manner of death a homicide but has not yet released the victim’s identity.

The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office released the following information about the fire:

On August 13, 2018 at approximately 2:31 p.m., Pulaski County Communications received a 911 call in reference to a residential fire in the 9000 block of County Road 300 North, Medaryville, Indiana. The Medaryville Fire Department was dispatched to the location and requested assistance from additional fire agencies. 

Pulaski County Communications was notified by the Medaryville Fire Department of a deceased victim being located inside of the residence. Deputies from the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office responded to the location to assist with the investigation. 

At this time, the incident is an ongoing investigation and no additional details are available at this time.  If anyone has information regarding this investigation please contact the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department 574-946-6655. 

Agencies assisting are the Winamac Fire Department, North Judson Fire Department, Pulaski County Coroner’s Office, Pulaski County Emergency Management, Medaryville Police Department, Indiana State Fire Marshal’s Office, and the Indiana State Police.


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