Unidentified Person Found Deceased In Fire In Menahga

Unidentified Person Found Deceased In Fire In Menahga Click to Enlarge

Wadena County Dispatch received a 911 call from a party stating there was a house on fire in the 600 Block of 2nd St SE in the City of Menahga around 10:30pm late Wednesday. The Menahga Police Department arrived on scene within minutes and found the residence was fully engulfed in flames. The Menahga and Sebeka Fire Departments arrived on scene and extinguished the fire, which took almost three hours. During this time, a deceased individual was located inside the residence. The body was transported to the medical examiner’s office for autopsy and identification confirmation. Identity of this individual will be withheld at this time pending notification of family. The cause of the fire is pending investigation.

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