New York City police arrested and charged a 15-year-old girl with murder, arson, and other crimes connected to a fatal fire in the Bronx last week, according to police.
FDNY firefighters responded to a fire on Evergreen Avenue just before 2 p.m. on Jan. 29, and when they arrived, they extinguished a fire and located a man who was dead inside.
Police said the man has been identified as Abdoukarim Sakolly, 27, from the Bronx.
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NYPD investigators sought the public's help in identifying an individual wanted for questioning in connection to the arson, posting a photo and video of the person.
As a result, a 15-year-old girl was arrested and charged with murder, assault, arson, reckless endangerment and criminal mischief.
The investigation into the incident is ongoing.
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Anyone with information regarding the matter are encouraged to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782.)
Tips can also be submitted by visiting crimestoppers.nypdonline.org, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.
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