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House Fire Likely Caused By Suicide Attempt
Updated May 5, 2013 12:03 AM | Filed under: Network Indiana
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(NORTH VERNON) - Investigators say a North Vernon house fire in November that killed four family members was likely caused by the drug-induced suicide of one of the victims.

North Vernon Detective Ivory Sandefur states in a report that 42-year-old Elena Hardwick was found with Prozac and amphetamines in her system and that she likely set the home ablaze.

Hardwick, 72-year-old Helen dean, 23-year-old Erika Hardwick and 18-month-old Hunter Hardwick all died in the fire.

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