Boy dies in deadly apartment fire

South Florida boys were left home alone

By Monica Whitsel - Associate producer , Associated Press
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LAUDERHILL, Fla. - Authorities say a fire broke out at a South Florida apartment killing a young boy. 

Lauderhill police say 8-year-old Jayden Isme and his brother,9-year-old Justin Isme, were left home alone. 

According to authorities the nine year-old was able to escape.  Authorities say Justin jumped from a second story window.  Jayden was not able to escape leaving his body to be found by firefighters. 

A spokesman for the police department says it's possible the parents of the boys could face criminal charges.

Authorities are still investigating the cause of the fire. 

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