Body of 5-Year-Old Found in Western Wis. Fire

Posted at: 04/26/2013 11:23 AM | Updated at: 04/28/2013 8:06 AM

nullHOLCOMBE, Wis. (AP) — The Chippewa County Coroner's Office has found the body of a 5-year-old boy who was previously missing after a Holcombe fire that killed two others.

The office identified the deceased Saturday as 82-year-old Robert Minder, who owned the home, 22-year-old Josh Peacock of Glen Flora and 5-year-old Joseph M.R. Sigsworth.

The five others injured Friday morning are 52-year-old Robert Minder Jr., 22-year-old Robert Minder III, 30-year-old Tabatha Minder, 51-year-old Darlene Minder, and 2-year-old Dillon Minder.

The Eau Claire Leader-Telegram reports (http://bit.ly/17pu2Qk) the bodies of the deceased were recovered Friday evening. Forensic autopsies are scheduled Monday.

The injured men and the 2-year-old have been released from a hospital. The two women were still in critical condition Saturday at Regions Hospital in St. Paul.

Officials are still investigating the fire's cause.

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Information from: Leader-Telegram, http://www.leadertelegram.com/

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