–The man who perished in a Richmond
apartment fire Saturday morning has been identified.
The body of 78-year-old Walter J. Boone of the 3200 block of Cofer Road was
found in the house, after crews extinguished the flames.
Mr. Boone was pronounced dead at the scene; the medical examiner will
determine the exact cause and manner of death.
The call came in at about 7:09 a.m. for an apartment fire with flames
visible. Fire officials arrived on scene within 4 minutes and say the fire was
handled very quickly.
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