Four bodies found inside burned mansion owned by tennis star James Blake (w/ video)Tampa, FL (CNN) - Police say a fire at the Tampa, Florida, mansion owned by former tennis pro James Blake was intentionally set. Four bodies - two adults and two teenagers - were found in the charred remains.
By: Michaela Pereira, CNN
Tampa, FL (CNN) - Police say a fire at the Tampa, Florida, mansion owned by former tennis pro James Blake was intentionally set. Four bodies - two adults and two teenagers - were found in the charred remains.
Four bodies discovered after a massive blaze engulfed former tennis star James Blake’s multi-million dollar Florida home.
Caller: Oh my god, this is so bad. I was walking my dogs and the house just exploded."
A panicked neighbor called 911 after seeing the house go up in flames. Authorities say the fire was intentionally set and four bodies were apparently a family - two adults and two teenagers
Caller: Oh my god!
Dispatcher: Calm down and take a deep breath, okay? I know it's hard.
Caller: It's just so horrible. I was walking by as it was exploding."
The adults were found in one bedroom and the teens were in separate bedrooms. Authorities say identifying the bodies will take several days. Commercial fireworks were also found in the home, according to officials.
Dispatcher: Do you see flames and smoke?
Caller: Yes! The house is engulfed in flames ma'am.
Two of the bodies had upper body trauma. Police say they are considering murder suicide as a possibility but caution that the investigation is still on going.
Colonel Donna Lusczynski - Hillsborough County Sherriff's Office: "We are continuing to process the scene and this probably will take several days."
Sheriff's officials say James Blake was not present at the time of the fire. He was leasing the property to a family of four and was contacted by phone after the incident.