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Fatal fire victims ID'd

(EOCI file photo)

PONTIAC – Livingston County Coroner Danny Watson has released the names of the victims from this week’s fatal house fire in Dwight.

Guy Ralph Sassenger, 46, and Chad David Weber, 42, both died as a result of the blaze on Union Street. Positive identification was obtained through dental records, tattoos and interviews with relatives. Autopsies were performed Wednesday and the results are pending.

The fire remains under investigation by Dwight Fire, Dwight Police, Illinois State Fire Marshal’s Office, MABAS 15 Task Force and the Livingston County Coroner’s Office.

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