Police identify man killed in East Haddam house fire

East Haddam Fire

EAST HADDAM, Conn. (WTNH)– Connecticut State Police have released the identify of the man who was killed in a fire in East Haddam on Monday.

Police say at around 3:08 p.m., troopers and firefighters responded to 51 Ackley Cemetery Road for a house fire. After the fire was extinguished, a body was found inside the home.

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On Thursday, police identified the victim as 53-year-old Thomas Rasimas, of that residence.

The cause and manner of death will be determined by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

The fire remains under investigation.

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