House Claims Life In Seneca Friday Morning

A house fire in Seneca Friday morning resulted in the death of 85 year old Shirley D. Cleland. He was trapped inside his home at 120 East North Street, which was destroyed by a fire believed to have started in the kitchen area. Another individual in the house escaped through a back bedroom window. Cleland was transported to the burn unit at the University Of Kansas Medical Center, where he later died.