02/25/12 New Castle Fire Claims a Life Early Saturday Morning
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Location: Phillips Street New Castle, Pennsylvania Lawrence County
02/25/12 An early morning fire claims the life of an unidentified man at a home on Phillips Street in the city of New Castle. The 2 and 1/2 story brick structure contained two apartments. The man was found in a second floor bedroom and it is believed that the man was not a resident. A man and a woman on the first floor escaped injuries and are being helped by the American Red Cross. Russell Noga, Lawrence County Coroner, said the manís body was taken to Beaver Medical Center in attempt to determine his identity and cause of death, The fire marshall is investigating the cause of the fire. Noga says a computer in the apartment may help in identifying the man. KDSTV has learned that the manís death may be suspicious. More information is expected to be released on Monday.