Person killed in Topeka weekend fire identified

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Investigators have identified the man who died in a fire over the weekend.

They say 50-year-old David Packett died in the fire that broke out at about 2:00 Saturday morning.

Investigators say they still don’t know what started the blaze but believe it was accidental.

There were no utilities connected to the house at the time of the fire and candles in the living room where the fire happened could not be eliminated as the cause.

It caused around $16,000 in damages.

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