Man died at Pasco motel of smoke inhalation

PASCO — The Franklin County coroner says a man who was found dead in a Pasco motel Tuesday died of smoke inhalation.

Police investigated the death of 61-year-old Pete Martinez as a homicide, but KEPR reports the coroner calls the manner of death “undetermined.”

It’s not clear how the fire started.

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Information from: KEPR-TV, http://www.keprtv.com/

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