- Associated Press - Sunday, February 19, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - A faculty member and administrator at the University of the District of Columbia has died after a fire at his home in Washington’s Capitol Hill neighborhood.

The Washington Post (https://tinyurl.com/gtrgxdz) reports that 75-year-old John Slack died Friday at a hospital. He was critically injured in the fire at his home a week earlier.

Police say the fire has been rule accidental. A second man was also critically injured in the fire.

Slack was the director of public health and health education at UDC’s College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences.


Information from: The Washington Post, https://www.washingtonpost.com

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