THE BRONX - Officials have launched a full-scale investigation after three bodies were found in a burned-out building on Buchanan Place in University Heights.
Sources say a demolition crew was inside the abandoned building Monday morning when they made the discovery. The Sept. 9 fire has since been deemed suspicious by authorities.
Neighbors say the area surrounding the once-abandoned home had a strong stench in the days following the blaze. Many wondered how fire officials missed the three bodies eight days after the incident.
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The cause of the fire is still under review.
The Bronx medical examiner will perform autopsies on the three bodies on Tuesday.