Report: Bodies Found After Blaze in James Blake-Owned Home​

by: Jonathan Scott | May 07, 2014

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Horrifying news out of Tampa: ​​A home owned by retired player James Blake was consumed by fire, and three bodies were found inside. ​​​Even worse: Foul play looks to be involved, as fireworks were strapped to the heads of the deceased.​

​Per Deadspin, Blake purchased the home, a mansion, in 2005 for $1.5 million. He has been renting it out, and a spokesman from his James Blake Foundation reported to a local TV station that Blake was not present at the time of the fire.​ 

Fellow retired American Chanda Rubin suffered a house fire in December 2010.

UPDATE: By day's end, it had been confirmed that four were found dead at the scene.

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