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Corning, NY – Man Charged After Fatal Fire That Killed Grandmother

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Last Updated: 02-08-2022
Last Updated: 02-08-2022
Written by: Michael A. Rose and Gregory Hach

Corning, NY – Man Charged After Fatal Fire That Killed Grandmother

Posted on Sunday, May 19th, 2019 at 6:00 pm    

Corning, NY (May 19, 2019) – Around 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, responders were called to the scene of a fatal fire that took the life of a grandmother.

Police say that one man was charged with manslaughter after starting a fire while attempting to make crystal meth. Crews responded to the structure fire, located at an undisclosed location, early in the morning.

Hours after the fire, one person’s body was discovered inside the structure. Police identified her as 82-year-old Gladys Ann Willow, who tragically passed away during the blaze.

On Wednesday, the woman’s grandson was arrested. He has since been identified as Justin Gause, who was charged with manslaughter, reckless endangerment, and manufacturing methamphetamine.

The investigation continues at this time.

Fires and Explosions in New York

Corning, NY – Man Charged After Fatal Fire That Killed GrandmotherWe would like to take this time to extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Gladys Ann Willow, whose life was taken prematurely in this serious accident. Unfortunately, many fires and explosions that take place across New York are devastating in nature and end in fatalities that take place in the blink of an eye. If you have lost somebody close to you in a fatal fire in New York, our attorneys are here to assist you every step of the way.

Moving forward with a wrongful death claim might be one of the most difficult things that you have ever experienced, especially if you are unfamiliar with the many laws that dictate these cases. As the bereaved family of someone who lost their life, we want you to remember that you have the ability to be compensated for a wide variety of losses. We are passionate about your case. Please contact us to find out what we can do for you at 212-779-0057.

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