Man killed in Brookings house explosion identified

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BROOKINGS, S.D. (KELO) — Brookings Police have released the name of the man who was found dead following a house explosion last week.

Assistant Police Chief Derrick Powers identified the victim as 56-year-old Robert Fryer.

Powers say investigators are still looking into the cause of the explosion, however authorities believe it may have been caused by mechanical issues inside the house involving natural gas.

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