UPDATE: Remains identified from rural Nicollet fire

Human remains were found inside a home Wednesday morning following a fire south of Nicollet.
Published: Feb. 2, 2022 at 8:06 AM CST|Updated: Feb. 3, 2022 at 7:10 PM CST
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NICOLLET, Minn. (KEYC) - Human remains have been identified after a Wednesday rural Nicollet fire.

Today, the Nicollet County Sheriff’s Office received confirmation through the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office that the human remains that were found have been positively identified as John Charles Soost, Jr. age 77.

Soost was the owner of the residence that was destroyed by fire.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation and foul play is not suspected.

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