Reward for Information in Fatal Fire

Camden County Prosecutor Warren W. Faulk and Camden Police Chief Scott Thomson released video Thursday of a person of interest being sought in connection with a summer fire in Camden that killed two teenagers.

The first video clipshows a man wearing what appear to be white latex gloves walking along Thurman Street in Camden near the intersection with Newport Street. The video was taken from a corner store security camera at 5:08 a.m. on June 29, 2012, less than a half hour before the fire on Thurman Street was reported. The second video clip records the same man now running away from the site of the fire just minutes later. There was a severe thunderstorm that morning and the flashes of light seen in the video is lightning.

To see the video go to the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Facebook page or download it from Youtube at the following addresses:

It is unknown who the man in the video is and what his involvement with the fire was, if any. Authorities would like to identify him and get more information about his activity on June 29th.

About 5:30 a.m. that morning Quanyrah Houston, F/16, and Kenneth Holmes Jr., M/15, died from smoke inhalation during a fire at a home on the 1000 block of Thurman Street in Camden. Tests to determine the fire’s cause were inconclusive and the fire has not been declared an arson at this time, however the case is the subject of an ongoing criminal investigation.

A $2,500 reward administered by the Prosecutor’s Office is still available for information leading to the arrest of the person responsible for the fatal fire. Anyone with information is urged to contact Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Sgt. Eric Wren at (856) 225-8400. Information may also be emailed to ccpotips@ccprosecutor.org.