Victim Identified in Deadly Apartment Fire

Created: 04/01/2014 4:34 PM

(ABC 6 NEWS) -- Authorities have identified the young man killed in an apartment fire Monday afternoon in Charles City.

His name is Joshua Nelson. The 27-year-old lived in one of the units of the four-unit complex.

The building went up in flames Monday afternoon. Investigators say the fire started from a cigarette that ignited some furniture on the building's front porch.

Deadly Apartment Fire
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