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Police identify man found dead in apartment fire

Fire crews and police responded to the{ }West Creek Manor Apartments in Roanoke on Saturday where they said 48-year-old{ }Luis Enrique Morales was found dead, they are investigating his death as a homicide (Photo: WSET)

ROANOKE, Va. (WSET) -- The Roanoke Police Department has identified the victim found dead inside an apartment fire over the weekend.

Luis Enrique Morales, 48, was found dead inside an apartment at West Creek Manor Apartments in Roanoke on Saturday, according to police.

On Monday, police ruled that they are investigating his death as a homicide.

So far, police said no arrests have been made.

Anyone with information, or anyone who might have been acquainted with or a friend of Morales who can provide details on his recent activities, is encouraged to the call the department's criminal investigations unit at 540-853-5959.

According to officials, the cause of the fire is under joint investigation by the police department and Roanoke Fire EMS.

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