For Immediate Release
November 14, 2006
Contact: Michele Nicholson
Public Information Officer
BOAT FIRE VICTIM IDENTIFIED
The victim of a boat fire on
Metzger’s body was found inside a 28 foot cabin cruiser docked behind Barefoot
Bay Condominiums after the boat caught fire around two a.m.
Investigators with the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office say there are no
suspicious circumstances surrounding the death.
An autopsy by the Okaloosa-Walton Medical Examiner indicates smoke inhalation is
the preliminary finding of the cause of death. An official autopsy report will
follow at a later date.
The State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the cause of the fire.
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