Police are now investigating a deadly fire that killed a mother and her two children as homicide and arson. On September 17, a fire broke out at 99 High Street. Virginia Ortiz and her six-year-old son Willie Jr. were both killed in the fire. Ortiz’s daughter, three-year-old Ameeyah, was pulled from the fire but later died at the hospital.

Police are now investigating a deadly fire that killed a mother and her two children as a homicide and arson.

On September 17, a fire broke out at 99 High Street. Virginia Ortiz and her six-year-old son Willie Jr. were both killed in the fire. Ortiz’s daughter, three-year-old Ameeyah, was pulled from the fire but later died at the hospital.

The Rochester Police Department requests that anyone with information call 911 or Crimestoppers.