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Fire at mobile home called murder-suicide

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MUSCODA (KWWL)-- A fire in Muscoda, Wisconsin has claimed the lives of an elderly couple and now authorities say it was a murder-suicide.

The Grant County Sheriff's office say 71-year-old Arthur Eggert started the mobile home fire in rurual Muscoda using an accelerant. In a statement, Arthur later confirmed evidence to back up arson.  

Our coverage partners at The Dubuque Herald say 71-year-old Sheron Eggert was found dead inside the home.

Arthur was taken to a Madison hospital where he later died  from injuries.

Online Producer: Michelle Caldwell

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