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MADISON COUNTY, Ill. – A man killed in an Edwardsville house fire Thanksgiving morning has been officially identified.

Madison County Coroner Stephen P. Nonn says 71-year-old Edwin W. Winkler Sr. was pronounced dead shortly after 5:30 a.m. Nov. 28. An autopsy revealed he suffered from smoke inhalation, but an official cause of death will not be ruled until toxicology results are complete and the cause and origin of the fire is determined.

Funeral arrangements are pending.