The medical examiner’s office has revealed that the victims of a fire in Nelsonia were stabbed prior to the fire.  Wilson Escalante-Perez, 24,  Oraliz Alejandra Gonzalea-Miranda were both stabbed in the chest while the three year old was stabbed in both the chest and the abdomen.  The family was updated on the investigation Wednesday.

A local Latino charity called Dos Santos is collecting contributions on their page that will go towards a new home since six other family members are still displaced.

The Virginia State Police is requesting anyone with information to call them at 757-424-6800.