Mom, Daughter Found Fatally Stabbed After Bucks County Fire - New York News

Mom, Daughter Found Fatally Stabbed After Bucks County Fire

Posted: Updated:
BRISTOL TWP., Pa. -

An investigation is under way at the scene of a fire where a young mother and child were found dead in Bucks County.

The fire broke out Monday around 4 p.m. at the Avalon Court Apartments on the 3500 block of Oxford Valley Road in Levittown.

Family members rushed to the scene Monday to get the devastating news.

Now, the Bucks County district attorney says it appears the victims were stabbed, and the fire may have been set to conceal evidence.

Relatives told FOX 29 News that the victims are 22-year-old Ebony Tally and her 4-year-old daughter, R'mani.

"She was such a good person and a loving person and she never did nobody wrong," said a cousin, Brittany Coles.

Relatives on the scene also tell us the mother was pregnant.

The apartment the victims were apparently subletting from someone who is out of the country faces the courtyard. Sheets were put up to cover the windows where neighbors and friends say glass blew out and smoke poured from when the fire first started.

Detectives remained at the scene until the wee hours of Tuesday morning.

Officials said search warrants were issued and a man was arrested on separate drug charges.

Authorities are still investigating what caused of the fire, and they're expected to release more details Tuesday.

Newportville Fire, Falls Township and Bristol Township police units all responded along with the fire marshal.

FOX 29's Shawnette Wilson and Dawn Timmeney have more details in these video reports.

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Garner's family meets U.S. attorney

    Staten Island stores worried about rally

    Staten Island stores worried about rally

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:01 PM EDT2014-08-22 03:01:16 GMT
    The Rev. Al Sharpton and family members of Eric Garner came from a meeting with U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch in which they asked for a federal civil rights investigation into his apparent chokehold death. Meantime, Staten Island businesses are bracing for the huge crowds expected at Saturday's march. Sharpton said he is estimating about 3,000 to 5,000 people to rally Saturday.
    The Rev. Al Sharpton and family members of Eric Garner came from a meeting with U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch in which they asked for a federal civil rights investigation into his apparent chokehold death. Meantime, Staten Island businesses are bracing for the huge crowds expected at Saturday's march. Sharpton said he is estimating about 3,000 to 5,000 people to rally Saturday.
  • Brooklyn Nets Kids Dance Team auditions

    Brooklyn Nets Kids Dance Team auditions

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:26 PM EDT2014-08-22 02:26:39 GMT
    Out of over 500 hopefuls only a handful will join the Brooklyn Nets Kids Dance Team. The Nets held auditions this week at LIU Brooklyn. Adorable Bronx native Arielle was turned away last year but this time around she's made it through to the final round of the auditions. But even those who were on the team last year still have to try out.
    Out of over 500 hopefuls only a handful will join the Brooklyn Nets Kids Dance Team. The Nets held auditions this week at LIU Brooklyn. Adorable Bronx native Arielle was turned away last year but this time around she's made it through to the final round of the auditions. But even those who were on the team last year still have to try out.
  • Chris Rock gets foul ball at Yankees game

    Chris Rock gets foul ball at Yankees game

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:03 PM EDT2014-08-22 02:03:11 GMT
    Chris Rock almost made the play of the day at Yankee Stadium. Instead, the comedian wound up with a nice prize -- a foul ball that nearly landed in his lap during Thursday's game between the Houston Astros and New York Yankees.
    Chris Rock almost made the play of the day at Yankee Stadium. Instead, the comedian wound up with a nice prize -- a foul ball that nearly landed in his lap during Thursday's game between the Houston Astros and New York Yankees.
Powered by WorldNow
Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices