On October 21, 2020 about 9:44 a.m. the Longview Fire Department responded to 1405 Aars St. for a reported structure fire. During the interior firefighting operations, firefighters discovered the body of a fire victim in the room of origin. The body was sent for autopsy and identification. On Nov. 4, 2020 the Longview Fire Marshal’s Office was notified that the body had been identified as 23-year-old James David Ogden, Jr. of Longview. The victim lived in the residence with his father and grandmother.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.