Coroner IDs man killed in York Twp. house fire

Liz Evans Scolforo
York Dispatch

The York County Coroner's Office has identified a man who died when his York Township home caught on fire in June.

Carmen Librandi, 69, died in the June 20 blaze in his home in the 100 block of McKinley Drive, according to the York County Coroner's Office.

Firefighters at the scene of a fatal house fire at 181 McKinley Drive in York Township, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Dawn J. Sagert photo

His cause of death has been determined to be smoke inhalation and thermal burns, according to the coroner's office, which has ruled Librandi's death an accident.

His cause of death was determined by a June 21 autopsy at Allentown's Lehigh Valley Hospital, the coroner's office said.

A forensic odontologist was called in to identify Librandi's remains using the victim's dental records, according to the coroner's office.

Librandi was dead when firefighters found him, York Township Goodwill No. 1 Fire Chief Nate Tracey has said.

Crews were called to Librandi's home at 5:37 p.m. June 20 and found that the fire had been burning for at least a half-hour before firefighters got there, Tracey said.

On Monday, July 2, Tracey told The York Dispatch that the cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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