Man that died in apartment fire in Killeen identified

Posted at 8:48 AM, Sep 06, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-07 18:02:36-04

The man that was found dead in an apartment fire in Killeen has been identified. 

The victim was identified as Donte Gonzalez, 27.

The fire happened at 3300 East Rancier Avenue.

First responders could see smoke as they arrived on scene. As they forced their way inside of the apartment, they found Gonzalez.

An autopsy found that Gonzalez died of smoke inhalation and ruled the death accidental. 

The Killeen Fire Marshal's Office determined the fire was started by unattended cooking. 

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