Two Dead Following Early-Morning Fire Near Wheatland

Two people are dead following a house fire this morning near Wheatland. The names of the two people who died in the fire are not being released, pending notification of next of kin. The fire was reported around two-15 this morning.
The bodies are being examined by forensic pathologist Dr. James Jacobi and Knox County Coroner Brian Hagen. The fire itself is under investigation by the Indiana State Fire Marshal’s office. Other agencies involved in the investigation is the Steen Township Fire Department and the Knox County Sheriff’s Department.

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