Police ID 2 people killed in Milw. arson fire

Posted at 9:36 AM, Mar 20, 2016

UPDATE (3/21): The victims have been identified as Jessica M. Ellenberger, 28, and her daughter Madyson M. Marshel, 4.

There are no suspects in custody.


MILWAUKEE -- Police are investigating a Saturday night fire that killed two people as a homicide.

It happened just before 10:00 p.m. Saturday night in the 100 block of N. 68th St. 

A Milwaukee mother and a female child were both killed in the fire, which police believe was intentionally set.

Autopsies on both victims will be performed Monday.

Police are looking for both a suspect and motive.