Identity of Man Found in McLeod County House Fire Released


Authorities have released the name of the man whose body was found in a house fire northeast of Biscay last week.

He’s identified as 80-year-old Larry Ondrachek.

A Memorial service is being held Friday at 11:00 A.M. at Faith Presbyterian Church in Silver Lake.

A spokesman with the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office says an official cause of death has not been released yet.

The McLeod County Sheriff’s Office says the fire was reported just after 3am Wednesday (Jan 30) at the residence at 12495, 165th Street, which is a Glencoe address.

Authorities say the house was fully engulfed when crews arrived.

The house was deemed a total loss.

Also assisting was Silver Lake Ambulance, Silver Lake Fire, Glencoe Police, MN State Fire Marshall, and Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office.


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