FRESNO, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) – Fresno Police Chief Paco Balderrama held a news conference regarding new developments in the death investigation of 7-year-old Isaac Vallejo.
Police say on July 6, 2022, the Fresno Fire Department responded to a house fire at 243 North College Avenue in central Fresno.
According to investigators three adults and two children escaped the home, but Isaac Vallejo was unable to escape. Firefighters located the seven-year-old in one of the second-story bedrooms.
Fire investigators determined that an accelerant was used to ignite the fire and classified the case as arson.
You can watch the update from Fresno Police in the video player above.
If you have any information contact the Fresno Police Department at (559) 621-7000.