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Update on Winthrop fire victim

Post by News Tribune Staff on March 30, 2008 at 3:53 pm |
March 30, 2008 3:53 pm

The medical examiner’s office identified the man found dead after a fire in his apartment at the Winthrop downtown as Norman V. Bialke, 64, of Tacoma.

Some test results are still pending, but he may have been medically incapacitated before his lit cigarette started a fire on a chair.

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