Fire Victim Stabbed to Death: Police - NBC 10 Philadelphia

Fire Victim Stabbed to Death: Police

The 27-year-old woman leaves behind two young children.

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    Mother of 2 Found Dead Following Suspicious Fire

    Rosalyn Daniels was found dead in her home Monday in East Mount Airy. The fire broke out on the 1200 block of Cliveden Street just after midnight. Police are calling it suspicious. (Published Monday, July 25, 2011)

    Police are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found after firefighters extinguished an early morning blaze in her East Mt. Airy home Monday.

    The fire broke out in a twin on the 1200 block of Cliveden Street, around 12:30 a.m.

    Rosalyn (Rose) Daniels, 27, was found dead with multiple stab wounds after the flames were put out, according to authorities. Police say the victim was stabbed to death. They believe that the fire was supposed to cover up the murder.

    She leaves behind two young children, a 6-year-old boy and 2-year-old girl, who were in Florida with their grandmother at the time of the blaze, according to police.

    Daniel was remembered as a good friend.

    "I can't even talk about it because she was so good to me," said friend Bernetta Sutton.

    Authorities are now considering this case a homicide.

    A vigil will be held in front of Daniels' home at 6 p.m. Tuesday.


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