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Fargo police identify victim in fatal fire

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FARGO - Police have released the name of a 27-year-old man killed in a fire late Wednesday at a south Fargo apartment building.

Sgt. Mark Lykken identified the victim as William Ross Nelson.


Nelson lived in Apt. 306 at 1522 East Gateway Circle S., where the fire was reported at 11:10 p.m. Wednesday.

Investigators were trying to determine the cause of the fire, but foul play was not suspected, Fargo Fire Marshal Norm Scott said.

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