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Fire victim identified

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The Kenora OPP has identified the victim of a house fire in the Lakeside area of Kenora.

The OPP and Kenora Fire Department were called just after 11:30 a.m. on Monday to a residence on First Avenue South.

When police and fire arrived, the building was engulfed in flames.

Firefighters later located a single body within the home.

The deceased has been identified Walter Borowski, 85, who was the resident of the home.

The blaze remains under the investigation of the Ontario Fire Marshal, with the assistance of the Northwest Region Crime Unit and the Kenora Forensic Identification Unit.

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