Man Wanted in Fire That Killed 2 Teens: Police

Police are searching for a man in connection with a fire that killed two teens in Camden last summer

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    Camden Police

    Camden Police are searching for a person of interest in connection with a fire that killed two teenagers last summer.

    Investigators say Quanyrah Houston, 16, and Kenneth Holmes, Jr., 15, died from smoke inhalation after a fire destroyed a home on the 1000 block of Thurman Street in Camden the morning of June 29. Investigators believe the fire maybe a case of arson although tests were inconclusive, according to police.

    2 Killed in Suspicious Camden Fire: Cops

    [PHI] 2 Killed in Suspicious Camden Fire: Cops
    Two people were killed in an early morning fire on Friday. The blaze happened 10-hundred block of Thurman Street in Camden. Investigators say they believe the fire is suspicious. NBC10's Monique Braxton reports. (Published Friday, June 29, 2012)

    Authorities released two videos Thursday in hopes that someone will recognize the suspect.

    In the first video, the man of a man wearing what appears to be white latex gloves walking along Thurman Street in Camden at the intersection of Newport Street. The video was taken from a corner store security camera at 5:08 a.m., about a half hour before the fire was reported. The second video shows the same man running away from the home just minutes after the fire.

    Investigators say some suspicious items were found in front of the house. There was also a domestic dispute at the same house the night before and several arrests were made.

    A $2,500 reward is being offered in the case. Anyone with information is urged to contact Sgt. Eric Wren from the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office at (856) 225-8400 or email at
    VIDEO 1: Thurman Street Fire


    VIDEO 2: Thurman Street Fire