Fire victim identified; investigation ongoing
Last updated 6/3/2020 at 5:51am
Officials have identified the person found in a burning house in Security early last week.
El Paso County Sheriff’s Office reports that deputies found Eric O’Brien, 34, inside the home. Previous reports stated two pets also were killed.
However, the exact cause of the fire and death have not yet been determined.
“Our sympathies go out to the friends and family of Mr. O’Brien,” EPCSO Public Information Officer Jacqueline Kirby said. “The cause and manner of death will be released by the Coroner’s Office once they have enough information to make a determination.”