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Suspicious death, fire under investigation in Weston

Police were called out to the house for a report of a structure fire.

Posted: Jan 17, 2021 8:07 PM
Updated: Jan 18, 2021 11:10 AM

(WESTON, Mo.) The Platte County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a man in Weston.

Authorities said the body of 60-year-old Timothy Darby was found at a home in the 600 block of Prospect Street around 1:59 a.m. Sunday.

Police were called out to the house for a report of a structure fire. Darby's body was found inside.

Investigators said they're talking to a person on interest but they do believe the fire is suspicious.

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