The Central Village police have commenced an investigation surrounding a fire of unknown origin which claimed the life of a 1-year-old girl, in Big Lane, Central Village on Monday, September 30.
The dead child has been identified as Kaira Davis, also of Big Lane.
Reports by the police are that about 7:30 p.m.,.on Monday, residents living in Big Lane saw fire coming from a section of the child’s home, and raised an alarm.
The police and fire department were summoned and upon arrival of the firemen, it was discovered that the house was already consumed by the flames.
The lawmen carried out cooling down exercise, and during a search of the burnt debris, they stumbled upon the charred remains of the dead child.
The scene was processed and the body later removed to the morgue, for a post-mortem examination.