1 dead in house fire near Walla Walla

  • Sun Jan 5th, 2014 1:21pm
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Associated Press

COLLEGE PLACE — Authorities say a 39-year-old man died in a house fire near Walla Walla.

The Union-Bulletin reported that Andrey Gorkovchenko’s body was discovered in the bedroom of a home in the city of College Place. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Officials say the fire began Saturday morning around 9:30 a.m. When fire crews arrived at the scene, the home was fully engulfed in flames. Officials planned to do conduct an autopsy to determine Gorkovchenko’s cause of death.

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Information from: Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, http://www.union-bulletin.com