On Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at approximately 2 am, officers of the Hope Police Department and the Hope Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 200 block of North Pritchard Street, in Hope. Upon arrival, officers observed a residence to be fully engulfed in flames. Hope Fire Department arrived at the scene and extinguished the fire. Hope Fire Department discovered a body located in the residence. The victim in this incident has been identified as Thomas Youngblood, 20, of Hope. This incident is currently being investigated as a homicide. According to the report, Mr. Youngblood lived at 221 North Prichard, the residence where the fire occurred. This investigation is ongoing.