Peoria Heights fire victim identified by Peoria County Coroner

Fire crews on the scene in the 1100 block of East Lake in Peoria Heights
Fire crews on the scene in the 1100 block of East Lake in Peoria Heights(25 News Now/Heart of Illinois ABC)
Published: Nov. 17, 2022 at 3:40 PM CST
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PEORIA (25 News Now) - Using dental records, the Peoria County Coroner has identified the man who died in a house fire Monday night in Peoria Heights.

Coroner Jamie Harwood identified the man Thursday as 32-year-old Nathan C. Cannon.

Harwood says an autopsy showed Cannon endured severe smoke inhalation prior to his body being burnt in the fire. His cause of death, according to Harwood, is due to severe smoke inhalation.

Foul play is not suspected in the fire, but the cause remains unknown.

It is being investigated by the State Fire Marshal.