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Victim identified in Tuesday's apartment fire

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Amarillo, TX - The person killed in Tuesday night's apartment complex fire in south Amarillo has been identified.

The Amarillo Fire Department says the victim is 40 year-old Carl Essick.

The body was found when firefighters put out the flames in Tuesday night's top-story blaze at the Lighthouse Apartments in the 4500 block of Maverick Street.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation this afternoon, and an autopsy has been ordered on the victim's body.