Chesterfield fire that killed 2 children this week still investigated

Virginia News

Here’s the home in the 1600 block of Flynn Road in Chesterfield that caught fire overnight. (Photo: 8News Reporter Delaney Hall)

CHESTERFIELD, Va. (AP) — A central Virginia house fire this week that left two children dead is still under investigation.

Emergency officials in Chesterfield County on Wednesday identified those who died in the early Monday fire as eight-year-old Cody Slayton and four-year-old Liam Slayton.

Chesterfield Fire and EMS say another child and woman remained in critical condition, while a man was in stable condition.

Five people in a family lived at the home, which was a total loss.

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