Initial ID of victim of fatal Kokomo house fire released

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Officials have released the name of the victim of the Feb. 15 house fire

Posted: Feb 24, 2020 2:46 PM

KOKOMO, Ind. (WLFI) — The Howard County Coroner's Office has released the name of the victim of the Feb. 15 house fire in Kokomo. According to a press release, the initial investigation found the person who died in the fire was 49-year-old Kevin Andre Jackson DNA results will be available in 30-60 days for positive identification. 

The cause and manner of death are pending further investigation, but officials said foul play is not suspected.

The status of the second victim injured in the fire is unavailable. She was transferred to Eskenazi Hospital in Indianapolis for treatment.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation by the Kokomo Fire Department. Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact the Kokomo Fire Department at 765-457-2636 or the Coroner’s Office at 765-456-1186.

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