The Hennepin County Medical Examiner Office released the cause of death for a 30-year-old Burnsville man who died in Minneapolis.
Oscar Lee Stewart Jr. died at maX it Pawn, located at 2726 East Lake St. When his injuries were sustained was not stated, but the press release states his body was found on July 20 and homicide was determined to be the manner of death.
His death was the result of “probable inhalation of products of combustion and thermal injury from an intentional building fire,” the release states.
Burnsville Police Capt. Chris Wicklund said Stewart’s family reported him as a missing person to the Burnsville Police Department after they had not heard from him.
The Minneapolis Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are the investigating agencies.