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CLARENCE MAN WHO DIED IN MOTEL FIRE IDENTIFIED


January 5, 2011- Town of Clarence-The Erie County Sheriff’s Office is releasing the name of the man who died Thursday evening (December 29, 2011) at the Rock Garden Motel in Clarence, where a fire started at approximately 5:30 p.m.  

42 year old Michael Altenburg of Clarence was living at the motel at the time of his death; the cause of his death is pending.    

The investigation into what caused the fire is continuing and will depend on the outcome of laboratory results from evidence processed/collected at the scene.