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Date: December 18, 2012
WILMINGTON (Dec. 18, 2012) - The Delaware Office of the Chief Medical Examiner identified the victim of Thursday night's fatal house fire in Wilmington as Alphonso Hall, 38.
Following an autopsy, the Medical Examiner's office ruled Mr. Hall died of smoke inhalation and burns. The manner of his death is still under investigation.
The Wilmington Fire Marshal's office continues its investigation into the origin and cause of the fatal fire at Fifth and Jefferson streets.
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