Death of victim in Dayton garage fire ruled homicide

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DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – The Coroner’s Office has ruled the death of the victim in a Dayton house fire as a homicide.

Police say the fire happened overnight last Thursday at a garage in the 200 block of Lexington Avenue.

The victim has been identified as 30-year-old Vaughn Erwin, Sr. According to Montgomery county Coroner Kent E. Harshbarger, Erwin died of a gunshot wound to the head.

The fire and incident remains under investigation by the Dayton Police Department.

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