1 body found in Minneapolis apartment fire

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Associated Press

Posted on January 2, 2014 at 6:02 PM

Updated Thursday, Jan 2 at 6:34 PM

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minneapolis Fire Department says one body has been discovered at the site of an apartment fire.

Fire officials say they confirmed a body was found shortly before 2 p.m. Thursday.

No identifying information was released.

The Wednesday morning explosion and fire injured 14 people, some seriously.

Before the discovery of the body, authorities said two additional people were unaccounted for.

The exact cause of the explosion is being investigated, but authorities say they are looking at a possible natural gas leak.

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