Sources: Homicide investigation underway after 4 people found dead in Rochester house fire

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WIVB) — Rochester Police say four people were found dead during a house fire on Leighton Avenue in the city.

The deaths are being investigated as homicides, according to sources who spoke with Rochester CBS affiliate WROC.

The victims, who are all adults, were discovered while firefighters were putting out the fire just before midnight Sunday.

They have not yet been identified. The cause of the fire is not clear and is under investigation. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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