SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - The Bureau of
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) issued a $10,000 reward for
the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the
arson fire that claimed the life of four-year-old Amariana Crenshaw at a
residence located at 3474 Sweet Pea Way, Calif.
The Sacramento Fire Department responded to the Sacramento residence at
approximately 3:38 a.m., on Friday, Jan. 11, 2008, where upon entry they
located the badly burned child. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
A scene investigation was conducted by ATF, the Sacramento Fire
Department and investigators from the Sacramento Police Department's
Homicide and Crime Scene Investigations Unit. Investigators believe an
incendiary device was introduced into the home and the device was the
direct cause of the fire and subsequent death of Crenshaw.
Investigators are seeking information from the public that may assist
them in solving the case.
"Amariana Crenshaw was a young child who became a victim. As parents,
uncles, and aunts of young children, the loss of her life impacts all of
us. We need to know what happened in the early morning hours of Jan. 11th.
We are confident that someone knows who is responsible for this fire; we
hope that person will do the right thing and contact us," said ATF's
Special Agent in Charge Stephen K. Martin.
Anyone having information should call 1-888-ATF-FIRE.
ATF is the federal law enforcement agency with jurisdiction for
investigating major fires and crimes of arson. More information on ATF and
its programs is at http://www.atf.gov/.
REWARD FOR INFORMATION
up to $10,000
For information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or
persons responsible for the fire that claimed the life of 4 year old
Amariana Crenshaw on January 11, 2008
3474 SWEET PEA WAY
IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION CALL 1- 888-ATF-FIRE
Senior Special Agent Nina Delgadillo
Public Information Officer, ATF
Pager (888) 416-4533
Sergeant Matt Young, Media Relations Office
Sacramento Police Department
Office (916) 808-0809
SOURCE Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives