Sheriff's Office identifies man found dead in Kewaunee County fire

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KEWAUNEE COUNTY, Wis. (WBAY) - A man found dead after a house fire in Kewaunee County has been identified as Stephen Voelker, 71.

On Friday, Feb. 28, Voelker's body was recovered from a home at N1939 Wochos Road in the Township of Franklin.

Deputies were called to the home at about 1:05 a.m. They found the structure in flames.

Local fire departments worked to put out the fire. Officials were informed that one person may have been inside the home at the time of the fire.

The Wisconsin Department of Justice arrived to help with the investigation.

At about 11:33 a.m., Voelker's body was discovered in the home.

The Wisconsin State Fire Marshal is investigating the fire.