Authorities identify fifth victim of fatal Mercer County house fire
Authorities in Mercer County have officially identified the last of the five people who died in a rural farmhouse fire in Delaware Township last month.
According to a media release from the Pennsylvania State Police, the remains of an adult male found in the burned rubble of a home on District Road on September 16 have been identified as those of 43-year-old Brian Morris of McGaheysville, Virginia
Using medical, dental, and x-rays, Mercer County Coroner John Libonati earlier confirmed the identities of the other four killed in the fire as:
- Elizabeth Seltzer, 33, and her three children, all of whom lived at the home.
- Jordan Seltzer, a 1-year-old male
- Ainsley Seltzer, a 3-year-old female
- Paisley Seltzer, a 6-year-old female
Investigators say there have been no indications of foul play involved. However, the cause of the fire has yet to be determined.