TDoR 2019 / 2019 / July / 05 / Cecelia Cranko

Cecelia Cranko

Age 48

5 Jul 2019
South Orange, New Jersey (USA)
Not reported

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Cecelia Cranko
Cecelia Cranko [photo:]

Cecelia died in a suspicious fire at her home in the early hours of Friday 5th July. A week earlier she had been the victim of a carjacking and shooting.

Two years previously had been attacked by a man who invaded her home.

A fire that erupted in a home on Ward Place in South Orange has left one person dead.

South Orange Fire Chief Daniel Sullivan reported that dispatch received a call for the fire at 2:39 a.m. When firefighters arrived at the home located between Montague Place and Irvington Avenue on Ward Place, they immediately tackled the fire and started search and rescue, resulting in the discovery of the victim.

This morning, distraught friends and neighbors watched as firefighters removed the body of the victim via stretcher from the third floor of the home.

Report added: 6 Jul 2019. Last updated: 13 Jan 2021

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