Update: Mother and Two Daughters Investigated in Tragic German Zoo Fire

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A 60-year-old woman and her two adult daughters are being investigated for their alleged role in the fire that burned down part of Krefeld Zoo.

The three women turned themselves in after suggestions that the fire was caused by sky lanterns — burning, flying, paper lanterns that are banned in most states in Germany. 

The women told police they had released three such lanterns on New Year’s Eve.

See DW here and EuroNews for the rest of the story. . . .