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Victim of fatal fire in Wanaka named

Victim of fatal fire in Wanaka named

Police can now release the name of the person who died in the fire that destroyed a sleep-out in Albertown, Wanaka, in the early hours of Thursday, 21st August 2014.

He was;
Bruce James COCHRAN, a single man, aged 53 of Wanaka. A ski industry worker.

Detective Sergeant Derek Shaw of the Central Otago CIB said, “Examination at the scene of yesterday’s fire is progressing well. A post mortem examination will be conducted on the victim in Dunedin this afternoon and those results will assist with the direction of the inquiry”.


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