Name released of Evansville fire victim

Authorities have released the identity and cause of death of a man who died in a house fire in Evansville Sunday night.

Vanderburgh County Chief Deputy Coroner Steven Locklear reports to WMSK News that 37 year old Brian Lee Stoops died as a result of smoke inhalation.

Firefighters responded to the at 1508 East Illinois Street around 9:00 Sunday night.

The Evansville Fire Department is investigating the cause of the fire.

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