Fire victim identified

Fire victim identified The Yukon's coroner has released the name of the man who died in a house fire this month in Dawson City. But Kirsten Macdonald said it will be at least mid-October before an autopsy will be complete to determine a cause of death.

The Yukon’s coroner has released the name of the man who died in a house fire this month in Dawson City.

But Kirsten Macdonald said it will be at least mid-October before an autopsy will be complete to determine a cause of death.

Arthur Taylor, 67, was found inside his trailer in Sunnyside, west of Dawson City after a fire Sept. 7.

In a statement yesterday, Macdonald said DNA tests were used to confirm Taylor’s identity.

The cause of the fire has not been released by the Yukon Fire Marshal’s office.

(Ashley Joannou)