We now know the name of the person found dead after a Mankato house fire. 72-year-old James Gacke was found inside his home on Carney Avenue. Mankato Public Safety responded to the fire just before Noon on Wednesday.
The official cause of death will be determined by a medical examiner.
Public Safety says the living room fire was extinguished. The cause of the fire does not appear to be intentional and foul play is not suspected. Damages are estimated at $38,000. The cause of the fire is under investigation.