The Rusk County Sheriff's Office issued a press release this morning, June 7, 2018, identifying the man discovered deceased after a Fire at a Rusk County residence yesterday.

(Press Release) -- The deceased person located in the burned home is being identified as Robert J Miller, 79yrs old from Ladysmith, WI.  The location of the fire was W7465 Flambeau Point Rd, Ladysmith, WI.  Cause of the fire is still being investigated.

Chief Deputy Phil Grassmann

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Man Dies Following House Fire in Rusk County

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 | DrydenWire

A man was discovered deceased after a fire at a Rusk County residence today, June 6, 2018, according to a press release from the Rusk County Sheriff's Office.

**UPDATE** (Press Release) -- After further investiagtion on June 6, 2018 at about 8:00 am a body was located in the burnt residence. An autopsy is requested to help identify the subect. Upon an identification of the body further information will be released.

Per Jeffery S Wallace, Rusk County Sheriff

(Press Release) -- On June 6, 2018 at about 12:46 am, the Rusk County Sheriff's Office received a call of a residence that was fully enfulfed with fire and there may still be someone inside.

Rusk County Sheriff's Office, Laysmith Fire Department, Bruce Fire Department, Hawkins Fire Department, three Rusk County Ambulances and The Department of Criminal Investiagions responded to the scene to find the residence a complete loss.

An investigation into the fire is continuing at this time.

Per Jeffery S Wallace, Rusk County Sheriff

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