Victim identified in fatal Lamar Co. plant fire

By: News 12 Staff Email
By: News 12 Staff Email

LAMAR COUNTY, TX -- Medical examiner's have identified the worker that was killed in Wednesday's fatal fire at PJ Trailers in Tigertown.

Sheriff Scott Cass says the deceased person has been identified as Jorge Alejandro Palmeros Osornio. Preliminary reports show the cause of death as severe thermal burns.

Orsornio was the sub-contractor that was unaccounted for working in the area where the fire is believed to have started.

Investigators have ruled the incident an accident, but have not released information on how the fire started.


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