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Body of missing Chippewa Co. boy in fatal fire recovered

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Fatal fire graphic.
Fatal fire graphic.

CHIPPEWA COUNTY, WI (WTAQ) - Chippewa County authorities say the body of a missing five-year-old boy has been found in Holcombe.

Joseph M.R. Sigsworth becomes the third official victim of a fire in a home Friday morning.

Five people were injured, though two of them have been released from a hospital.

The deceased, in addition to the boy, have been identified as 82-year-old Robert Minder and 22-year-old Josh Peacock.

Forensic autopsies will be done on the three bodies Monday.

Officials say they are still investigating the cause of the fatal fire.

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