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Victim in Muscatine County fire identified

Late Thursday, December 19, Muscatine County Medical Examiner Investigator Richard Hines said the person who died in the fire Wednesday, December 18, was 66 yea...

FAIRFIELD, Iowa-- Late Thursday, December 19, Muscatine County Medical Examiner Investigator Richard Hines said the person who died in the fire Wednesday, December 18, was 66 year-old Randall Lee McDonald.

It happened around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, in the 3300 block of Water Street, near the Light House Charthouse Fairport, near the Mississippi River. Several fire departments responded.

Thursday, Hines says a number of interviews with the family were used to aid in the identification. A scene investigation by the State Fire Marshal's Office will be ongoing.

There is still no cause of the fire.