St. Lucie County fire victim ID'd as Matthew James David, sherif - Fox29 WFLX TV, West Palm Beach, FL-news & weather

St. Lucie County fire victim ID'd as Matthew James David, sheriff's office says case is a homicide

ST. LUCIE COUNTY, Fla-- - The sheriff’s office has identified the victim of  a deadly St. Lucie County house fire last week at 594 Beach Avenue as 29-year-old Matthew James David Hiner.

"The fire started early in the morning of Wednesday, Nov. 11. The investigation has determined that the fire was intentionally set. We consider Mr. Hiner's death to be a homicide. I am asking anyone with information to call our detectives at 772-462-3230. Those who wish to give their tip anonymously and be eligible for a cash reward if the tip leads to an arrest can contact Treasure Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-800-273-8477,” St. Lucie County Sheriff Ken Mascara said in a news release.

Neighbors say they did see someone running from the scene.

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