Fatal fire on Lake Rill: Man, 50, found dead in home
by Jon Gillooly
May 01, 2013 12:09 AM | 5369 views | 2 2 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Christopher Bishop, 50, was found dead in his home on Lake Rill Court in east Cobb after an early morning fire Sunday was extinguished and the area could be searched. The cause of the fire is being investigated.
Christopher Bishop, 50, was found dead in his home on Lake Rill Court in east Cobb after an early morning fire Sunday was extinguished and the area could be searched. The cause of the fire is being investigated.
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The Cobb County Fire Department received a 911 call at 2:31 a.m. Sunday and was on the scene 7 minutes later to find heavy fire on the second floor and in the attic, with the blaze spreading to the first floor.
The Cobb County Fire Department received a 911 call at 2:31 a.m. Sunday and was on the scene 7 minutes later to find heavy fire on the second floor and in the attic, with the blaze spreading to the first floor.
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MARIETTA — A man died early Sunday morning during a house fire in the Hunters Trace subdivision in east Cobb.

Christopher Bishop, 50, who lived alone, was found dead inside the two-story home at 4203 Lake Rill Court in Marietta.

The Cobb County Fire Department, which received a 911 call at 2:31 a.m. Sunday, was on the scene seven minutes later to find heavy fire on the second floor and in the attic, with the blaze spreading to the first floor.

Police said there were no signs of foul play or suspicious activity at the scene.

Eric Cooney, president of the homeowner’s association representing the 97-home subdivision, said an investor bought the house about a year ago and rented it to Bishop.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation, said Cobb Fire Department Lt. Dan Dupree.
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May 01, 2013
How could they say it's not suspicious?

The Cobb County Police (at least three of them) were at this house earlier in the day on Saturday from about 11:15 to 12. Then, 14 hours later, the place goes up on flames?

Coincidence?

On top of that, there were arson investigators on the scene on Sunday.

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