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Cause of death ruled blunt force trauma following fire in Pulaski County

PULASKI COUNTY, Ind. – The Pulaski County Coroner’s Office has ruled on the cause of death in what was thought to be a deadly house fire.

According to the county coroner, the victim of the incident died from blunt force trauma to the head.

On Aug. 13, several agencies responded to the scene of the fire in the 9000 block of County Road 300 North. This is located in rural Medaryville.

The manner of death was ruled a homicide shortly after the fire.

On Aug. 24, 46-year-old Danny Clark was arrested in connection to the murder.

The coroner’s office said the identity of the victim will not be released until DNA analysis is complete and next of kin are notified.

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