Victim In Shawano County Trailer Fire Identified

Posted Monday, July 16, 2012 --- 8:55 a.m.

BELLE PLAINE, Wis. (AP) -- Shawano County authorities have identified the man who was found in a burning trailer and was later pronounced dead.

The victim was identified Monday as 45-year-old Daniel Richard Giese of the town of Belle Plaine.

Authorities received a call Saturday about 3:15 a.m. reporting a trailer on fire. Fire authorities rushed to the trailer in the town of Belle Plaine.

After dousing the flames, fire officials found Giese inside the trailer. He was taken to a hospital, where he was declared dead on arrival.

The circumstances of his death, as well as the cause of the fire, remain under investigation.

Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.

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