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Man Angry at Wife Sets Home on Fire and Dies

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A 64-year-old Valley man who got into an argument with his wife last night died after he set fire to the house. The LAPD was called to 18907 W. Knapp St. in Northridge around 9 p.m. where the woman said her husband was threatening to hurt her. She exited the house safely while the man remained inside. Soon after, flames erupted from a bedroom and quickly spread to the attic as the fire department was called. The man was later found dead in the bedroom. His death may have been suicide, but police cannot confirm that yet.

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