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Man killed in St. Lucie County mobile home fire identified

Posted: 5:03 AM, Jul 03, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-05 20:17:13Z
Crews battle mobile home fire in St. Lucie Co.
Crews battle mobile home fire in St. Lucie Co.
Crews battle mobile home fire in St. Lucie Co.
Crews battle mobile home fire in St. Lucie Co.
Crews battle mobile home fire in St. Lucie Co.

The man who died in a mobile home fire north of Fort Pierce has been identified as 73-year-old Michael Thomas Murphy, according to the St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office.

The St. Lucie County Fire District said they received a call at about 3:22 a.m. Tuesday at 32 Flores Del Norte. 

Citing initial results from an autopsy, the sheriff's office said Murphy suffered a heart-related incident prior to the fire.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. The state fire marshal was assisting in the investigation.