Omaha Man Found Dead After March Fire Identified

Posted 12 months ago

By Scott Carlson

fatal-fire(AP) — Omaha police have identified a man found dead after a fire in a vacant building in March.

Police say the man is 39-year-old Michael Leslie.

His body was found inside an elevator car on March 14 after firefighters extinguished an early-morning fire in a building near 18th and Dodge streets.

Authorities say Leslie died from smoke inhalation. Foul play is not suspected in his death.