Man who died in Tulalip fire identified

TULALIP — Officials on Thursday identified a man who died in a fire on the Tulalip Indian Reservation last week.

Chett L. Barkdull, 44, died Oct. 14 in his mobile home in the 6000 block of Fifth Drive NW, according to t

he Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office. He died of smoke inhalation. His death was ruled an accident.

The fire is being investigated by the Snohomish County Fire Marshal’s Office. Earlier this week, an investigator said the fire appeared to have started accidentally.

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