Burn Victim Identified
Sunday September 16th, at approximately 3:20 a.m., members of the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a vehicle fully engulfed in flames at the intersection of Quail Hill Road and Valley View Road, in the Lake Shore Estates Improvement District in Rural Ozawkie, KS. The investigation at the scene determined that the fire was a result of a one vehicle accident which resulted in a fatality. The Kansas Highway Patrol C.H.A.R.T. team assisted in the investigation along with The Kansas State Fire Marshall'sOffice, The Jefferson County Ambulance Service, Jefferson County Coroner, and Ozawkie Township Fire Department The name of the victim is being withheld pending positive Identification of the deceased.
On September 20, 2012 at approximately 1:00PM, The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office received Positive Identification from First Call Morgue. The victim is identified by dental records, as Brian W. Corum; 11-07-1968, of Ozawkie, Kansas.