Mom in Wheelchair Found Dead at Front Door of Burning NJ Home, Son Critical

Tuesday, Dec 10, 2013  |  Updated 1:50 PM EDT
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Mom in Wheelchair Found Dead at Door of Burning Home

A woman in a wheelchair was found dead at the front door of her burning home Tuesday in New Jersey.
 
Police found 65-year-old Esther Utkewicz in her wheelchair at her home on Haines Street in Bloomfield after a 911 call about a fire there.

 
Rescuers tried to revive her on the lawn, but she was pronounced dead at the scene.
 
Her 44-year-old son, James, was found in the house. He's in critical condition.
 
The Essex County Prosecutor's Office says the cause of the fire is under investigation. 

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