CELINA, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Authorities in Collin County have taken a suspect into custody after a body was found inside a burning house Wednesday, officials said.
Firefighters responded to a house fire in Celina at around 11:30 a.m. near Greenway Avenue and Emilia Drive. After putting out the fire, crews found a body inside, according to officials.READ MORE: Department Of Justice Sues To Stop Alliance Between American Airlines And JetBlue
The victim’s identity or cause of death has not yet been released.READ MORE: Former President George W. Bush Holding October Fundraiser For Liz Cheney
The city’s mayor, Sean Terry, said a suspect was taken into custody but did not say where. Terry said the suspect was known to authorities, but further information was not immediately released.
Surrounding schools had been placed on lockdown due to a heavy presence by authorities during their search. Those lockdowns have been lifted.MORE NEWS: He Immortalized Gay Best Friend Stanford Blatch, "Sex And The City" Actor Willie Garson Dead At 57
Terry said authorities believe the incident was isolated and that there is no threat to the public.