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Officials release identity of fatal fire victims

The Tippecanoe County Coroner’s Office released the identity of the two people killed in a house fire Friday morning.

Posted: May 18, 2020 10:19 AM
Updated: May 18, 2020 2:12 PM

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — The Tippecanoe County Coroner’s Office released the identity of the two people killed in a house fire Friday morning.  Officials state 50-year-old Wesley Simpson and 50-year-old Michelle Simpson died in a house fire near Tippecanoe and Salem Street early Friday morning. The preliminary cause of death is reported as smoke inhalation.

One other resident that lived in the building is reportedly recovering in a local hospital. 

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