Print Police work to identify fatal fire victim
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Thursday, 17 January 2013 14:08

The Cottonwood Police Department is working to identify a man who was killed in a fire the morning of Wednesday, Jan. 9, at a medical practice on Candy Lane.

A Cottonwood Police Department officer looks over his notes while investigating an early morning fire Jan. 9 at a medical office off of Candy Lane in Cottonwood. Cottonwood Fire Department responded around 5 a.m. to battle the fire, which was contained to a utility space attached to the building. After the fire was extinguished, a body was discovered in the room and  investigators are still trying to identify the man. Damage was limited to the attached building.Police received a 911 call just before 5 a.m. that a fire was in progress at a medical office. The police notified the Cottonwood Fire Department crews, who responded and began battling the blaze.

After the fire was extinguished, the police discovered a burned body in an attached storage building that was also caught in the fire.

For the full story, see the Wednesday, Jan. 16, edition of the Cottonwood Journal Extra.