Victims of house explosion identified

The Kosciusko County Coroner’s Office has released the names of the victims in the house explosion Thursday evening.

The explosion happened at 4678 South CR450 West in Claypool.

Kay Justis, 68, was found deceased in the rubble.

Her husband, Larry Justis, 67, was taken to Parkview Regional Medical Center. He is in critical condition.

An autopsy is scheduled for Friday at the Northeast Indiana Forensic Center in Fort Way to determine Kay’s cause of death.

The cause of the explosion remains under investigation.

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