Homeowner sets 2 Sunrise properties on fire before killing himself, authorities say

Motive remains unknown


SUNRISE, Fla. – A man who was found dead last week inside a home in Sunrise set two of his properties on fire before killing himself, authorities said Monday.

Dominick DiGirolamo was found dead Thursday inside his burning home at 11091 NW 21st Court.

Sunrise Fire Rescue officials said DiGirolamo set another property on fire 3 miles away from his home before setting his house on fire and killing himself.

A man who lives near one of the homes told Local 10 News that he ran inside the house to make sure there was no one there.

He said the fire seemed suspicious and that he saw a gas can in the middle of the living room.

It's unclear why DiGirolamo decided to set his properties on fire and kill himself. Authorities said the investigation is essentially closed because the person who was responsible for starting the fires is dead.

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