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The Westcourt Apartments in Olivia was the scene of a fire Thursday that claimed the life of one person. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

Olivia, Minn., apartment fire claims life; ID is likely early today

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OLIVIA — Investigators are working to identify the person who died in an apartment fire Thursday in Olivia.

According to Olivia Police Chief Derek Lee, the identity of the person is still pending full identification by the Midwest Medical Examiner’s office in Anoka County. As of Thursday afternoon, Lee was expecting that the identity of the victim would be released this morning.


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Gretchen Schlosser

Gretchen Schlosser is the public safety reporter, and writes about agriculture occasionally, for the West Central Tribune. She's been with the Tribune since 2006 and has 17 years of experience working in news, media and communications. 

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