Kamloops

Artist behind the scene of a fatal Kamloops 'pagan ritual' fire shocked by death

'Raven's Nest,' a rock sculpture by artist Bill Vazan, was the scene of a mysterious death by fire, reportedly a pagan ritual gone wrong. Vazan says he is shocked by the events.

'Raven's Nest,' a sculpture by artist Bill Vazan, was the scene of a mysterious death by fire

Scene where Heather Carr was pulled by firefighters after setting a deliberate fire (Tara Copeland)

A large piece of public art remains fenced-off in Kamloops.

It was the scene of a fatal fire last week.

Heather Carr, of Kamloops, died after catching fire in what her husband describes as a pagan ritual that went wrong.

The Coroners Service says the 40-year-old set the fire and somehow fell into it.

Emergency responders found her wedged between the rocks that make up an art-piece called Raven's Nest.

Bill Vazan is the artist who created the sculpture, 13 years ago.

To hear the interview, click the link: Artist behind the scene of a fatal Kamloops 'pagan ritual' fire 

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