Testing needed to ID fire victim

November 26, 2018

A person who died Thursday morning in a fire on Elyetta Street will be identified after additional testing, according to a coroner’s report.

The autopsy report determined the cause of death to be smoke inhalation and thermal burns, and the manner of death has been ruled accidental.

The fire and death remain under investigation by the Fort Wayne Fire Department and the Allen County coroner’s office.

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