A woman died Saturday in a southwest Charlotte apartment fire that police said was intentionally set.
The fire was reported at about 5:30 p.m. in an apartment in the 12100 block of Toscana Way, off South Tryon Street in Steele Creek.
Medic transported Amanda Strous, 27, to Carolinas Medical Center-Steele Creek, where she was pronounced dead.
Detectives do not believe this was a random act of violence, according to WBTV, the Observer’s news partner.
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Police encouraged anyone with information about the fire to call 704-432-TIPS (8477) and speak with a homicide detective. Or call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.