Police are talking to a second person of interest in connection with a deadly house explosion in East Cleveland.
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One woman died and a man is in critical condition as a result of the massive explosion at 1073 E. 125th Street on Sunday. At least four houses are considered uninhabitable and hundreds more are damaged, according to police. Authorities say at least ten people were displaced.
UPDATE: East Cleveland police detectives now questioning a second person about the home explosion on E125th. No one charged with a crime at this point. Police say it appears up to 200 residents have been impacted. pic.twitter.com/FzbFvWw8US
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The cause of the explosion is under investigation by the state fire marshal.
On Monday, police said a first person of interest turned herself in and was talking to detectives. She has not been charged with a crime.
Neighbors said they have recently noticed an increase in the number of people trespassing in vacant homes in the area.
Police are offering a $5,000 reward for any information on the deadly explosion. If you have a tip, call 1-800-589-2728.
Watch the full press conference of updates from police on Monday morning, including the first person of interest turning herself in: