Detectives not looking for suspects in fatal fire
by Tamara Lush, Associated Press
May 08, 2014 10:45 AM | 599 views | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend | print
In this photo provided by the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, flames destroy a mansion owned by former tennis star James Blake Wednesday May 7, 2014, in a gated community in Tampa, Fla. Officials have confirmed that three bodies have been found in the home. Hillsborough County Sheriff's Spokeswoman Cristal Bermudez Nunez says neighbors have told detectives that Blake hasn't lived in the house for a while and was renting it out. (AP Photo/Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office)
In this photo provided by the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, flames destroy a mansion owned by former tennis star James Blake Wednesday May 7, 2014, in a gated community in Tampa, Fla. Officials have confirmed that three bodies have been found in the home. Hillsborough County Sheriff's Spokeswoman Cristal Bermudez Nunez says neighbors have told detectives that Blake hasn't lived in the house for a while and was renting it out. (AP Photo/Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office)
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In this Aug. 28, 2013 file photo, James Blake reacts during a first round match against Ivo Karlovic, of Croatia, at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York. Officials say firefighters have found three bodies in a burning mansion owned by a Blake in Tampa. Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Spokeswoman Cristal Bermudez Nunez says the home is owned by James Blake, once ranked fourth in the world. She says neighbors have told detectives that Blake hasn’t lived in the house for a while and was renting it out. She also says detectives haven’t talked with Blake yet. Blake’s agent, Carlos Fleming, says the former tennis player is not in Florida. Authorities say the fire was reported to them at 6 a.m. Firefighters were still on the scene midmorning Wednesday, May 7, 2014.(AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
In this Aug. 28, 2013 file photo, James Blake reacts during a first round match against Ivo Karlovic, of Croatia, at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York. Officials say firefighters have found three bodies in a burning mansion owned by a Blake in Tampa. Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Spokeswoman Cristal Bermudez Nunez says the home is owned by James Blake, once ranked fourth in the world. She says neighbors have told detectives that Blake hasn’t lived in the house for a while and was renting it out. She also says detectives haven’t talked with Blake yet. Blake’s agent, Carlos Fleming, says the former tennis player is not in Florida. Authorities say the fire was reported to them at 6 a.m. Firefighters were still on the scene midmorning Wednesday, May 7, 2014.(AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
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A spokeswoman for the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office says detectives are not looking for any suspects in the deaths of four people found in a burning home in Tampa, but she stopped short of calling the case a murder-suicide.

Debbie Carter described the ongoing investigation in an interview with The Associated Press on Thursday.

Officials say the early Wednesday fire inside the home owned by former tennis star James Blake in Tampa's exclusive Avila neighborhood was intentionally set.

Blake was renting the home to a family. Voter registration records identified them as Darrin Campbell and his wife, Kimberly, but investigators say they won't know the victims' identities until preliminary autopsies are completed. The couple had two teenagers.

Officials say the Campbells were unaccounted for Wednesday.



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