The lethal hearth in an Aurora house that displaced dozens of residents is classed as arson.

An Aurora apartment fire that killed one person, injured several people and displaced dozens has been classified as arson.

Update: The October 29 fire at 1600 N. Galena St has been officially classified as arson and the resulting death as murder. As previously announced, the reward money has been increased to $ 5,000. For information, please contact Metro Denver Crime Stoppers 720-913-STOP (7867).

– Aurora Fire Rescue (@AuroraFireDpt) November 17, 2020

Aurora Public Safety officials said a $ 5,000 reward will be offered for information leading to the identity of a suspect linked to the October 30 fire at 1600 Galena Street.

Photos of a person in a hallway of the three-story building prior to the fire have been released, and investigators are asking the public for help in identifying the suspect.

REWARD UPDATE: The Aurora Reward Fund has added an additional $ 3,000 reward for information leading to the identification and tracking of this suspect. @CrimeStoppersCO is also offering a reward of up to $ 2,000 for a grand total of $ 5,000! Tipsters can remain anonymous. @AuroraFireDpt

– Aurora Police Dept (@AuroraPD) November 12, 2020

Anyone with information is encouraged to call Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7678 (STOP).

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