Continuing Coverage: Trenton 3rd Alarm Now “Fire and Suspicious Death” Investigation

Previous MidJersey.News stories here:

Victim In 3rd Alarm Trenton Fire Identified, Fire Under Investigation

Update: 3rd Alarm In 2 Family Home With “Collyer’s Mansion” Conditions Turns Fatal

3rd Alarm On Southard Street

September 23, 2020

TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–Trenton Fire and Suspicious Death Under Investigation On Tuesday evening, the Mercer County Homicide Task Force was called out to a working fire in the 700 block of Southard Street that began around 8:30 p.m.

When the fire was extinguished, the body of a deceased male was located inside a residence in fire debris.

The Mercer County Homicide Task Force, the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Arson Unit and the Trenton Police Department continue to investigate. Anyone with information is asked to call (609) 989-6406. Information can also be emailed to