Man killed in St. Louis house fire identified

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Authorities have released the name of the man killed in a St. Louis house fire.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch ( reported that authorities identified the man as 83-year-old F. David Roche.

Fire Chief Dennis Jenkerson said the fire started in a one-story house about 1:30 p.m. Friday. Firefighters found Roche's body inside the home shortly after arriving and quickly put out the fire.

The cause of the fire wasn't immediately determined.


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