Update: Name of Sawyer Fire Victim Released

Posted at: 02/28/2013 11:59 AM
Updated at: 03/01/2013 2:40 PM


Carlton County authorities have identified the man found dead after a cabin fire Wednesday morning.

The Carlton County Sheriff's Office says the fire on Mission Road in Sawyer was reported at 6:04 a.m.  The body was discovered in the burned structure.

The victim was identified Friday as Raymond William Smith, 50, of Cloquet.  An autopsy performed by the St. Louis County Medical Examiners Office found the cause of death to be accidental smoke inhalation.