The Orangeburg County Coroner’s Office identified the individual that died in the house fire that occurred Jan. 4 in Elloree.
James L. Rourk, 44, died of carbon monoxide poisoning and thermal injuries caused by the fire, said Orangeburg County Chief Deputy Coroner Sean D. Fogle, who added that the Elloree man was identified through dental x-rays.
Fogle said the cause of the fire remain under investigation.
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