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Coroner: Man Dead After Being Rescued From Fire

Posted on: 7:35 am, April 12, 2013, by , updated on: 08:31am, April 12, 2013

THROOP — A man is dead a week after he was pulled from fire in Lackawanna County.

Police believed Thomas McDonnell, 50, set a mattress on fire at his home on Memorial Avenue in Throop earlier this month.

He died yesterday at the Lehigh Valley Burn Center.

The coroner ruled Mcdonnell’s death a suicide.

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