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Cause of Death Determined for Victims of Petersburg Fire

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PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) - The Medical Examiner has released the cause of death of four people killed in Petersburg.

According to the Medical Examiner's report, Pauline Wilkins and Vicki Ansar were stabbed multiple times in the torso. Tanique Chavis and 2-year-old Delvari Chavis died from the fire and smoke inhalation. All four deaths ruled as homicide by the Medical Examiner.

Police are still searching for Alexander Hill, Jr., who they say is a person of interest in the case. The U.S. Marshals Service is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in the case.

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