Corning car fire victim identified

Mar 14, 2016 4:26 PM by Linda Watkins-Bennett

The Tehama County Coroner has identified the body of a man dead found in a burning car in Corning Friday.
He was 59 year old Dale Aikin.
Corning Firefighters were called to the blaze in the parking lot of the TA Truck stop on South Avenue, next to Interstate 5.
They discovered a body inside the vehicle after extinguishing the flames.
Tehama county Sheriff's Officials describe Aikin as a transient, who was living in his car.
Preliminary reports show he may have died of carbon monoxide poisoning.
The cause of the fire is currently under investigation but foul play is not suspected.


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