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Gazette Premium Content Burned body found after grass fire in Pueblo ID'd

The Associated Press Published: January 26, 2014

PUEBLO — A badly burned body that was found after grass fire near the Pueblo airport has been identified.

The Pueblo Chieftain reports (http://bit.ly/1dYAtQW ) 52-year-old Dusty Clark, a homeless man who had been living in the area for a while, was found dead Jan. 15 in a makeshift campsite with a campfire and tent. His death has been ruled an accident.

Firefighters found the body while doing a follow-up check on a grass fire they extinguished two days earlier.

The body was so badly burned it couldn't be immediately identified.

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Information from: The Pueblo Chieftain, http://www.chieftain.com

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