Kenai Man Dies in Barn Fire

Alaska State Troopers found the remains of 29-year-old O’Thaniel Cooper after a fire in Kenai was extinguished on Friday morning.

Troopers responded to a structure fire involving a barn in the Kenai are at 11:56 am on Friday along with Central Emergency Services.

When the barn fire was put out troopers discovered the remains of Cooper in the barn.

Although no foul play is expected in the death of Cooper, the State Medical Examiner’s office in Anchorage was notified and they requested the body for autopsy.

Next of kin was notified.