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House in fatal blaze had history of violence

Arson suspected in fire that killed two Sunday

Neighbors added to a memorial for fire victims Acia and Sophia Johnson yesterday in South Boston. Neighbors added to a memorial for fire victims Acia and Sophia Johnson yesterday in South Boston. (david kamerman/globe staff)
By Donovan Slack and John Ellement
Globe Staff / April 8, 2008

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As investigators yesterday zeroed in on arson as the cause of Sunday morning's South Boston fire in which two young sisters were killed, court records revealed a dysfunctional household in which violence was a regular intruder. (Full article: 1314 words)

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