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Fire kills father, young sons in northern NY

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AKWESASNE MOHAWK RESERVATION -

Three people are dead after a house fire on the St. Regis Mohawk Indian Reservation in northern New York.

A man and two children were killed, but two other people were able to escape the Sunday blaze. St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Police identified the victims as Jarius Chrisjohn, 46, and his two sons, Hunter, 3, and Javin, 5. Investigators say a 27-year-old woman and her 8-year-old son escaped the fire.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. The Mohawk Council is calling this "an unimaginable loss."

Anyone with information is asked to call the tribal police investigator.

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