- Associated Press - Friday, October 10, 2014

MEDIA, Pa. (AP) - Authorities have released the name of a man killed in a fire at an assisted living facility for the disabled in suburban Philadelphia.

State police in Delaware County said Friday that 63-year-old William Myers was pronounced dead after Wednesday morning’s fire at the Elwyn Institute in Media.

Police said two staff members were also transported to a hospital for treatment of smoke inhalation.

Middletown Township firefighters said more than three dozen residents were evacuated.

State police said an autopsy on Myers will be conducted and the cause of the blaze remains under investigation.


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