On this day in 1992, an arson at Pyramid Apartments killed 5 SIU students. The case remains unsolved.

On this day in 1992, an arson at Pyramid Apartments killed 5 SIU students. The case remains unsolved.

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On Dec. 6, 1992, an intentionally set fire at an apartment complex in Carbondale took the lives of five students and injured eight others.

The early-morning fire was contained to the top two stories of the building, at 504 S. Rawlings St. Investigators believed the fire was the result of arson, but a suspect was never identified. The Carbondale Police Department currently lists the fire as a cold case.

Today, a plaque by Southern Illinois University Carbondale's campus lake remembers the victims.

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