VERMILION LAKE TOWNSHIP — The identity of the victim found in a hunting shack fire on Wiseman Road in Vermilion Lake Township reported Aug. 17 has been identified.

The remains of Josh Haavisto, 37, of Haavisto Road, Virginia, were positively identified by the county Medical Examiner’s Office, the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday in a news release.

The incident is still under investigation by the Sheriff’s Office and the State Fire Marshal’s Office.

Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to contact the Sheriff’s Office in Virginia at 218-749-7134.

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