Authorities ID man killed in metro fire

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa -- Investigators have identified a man killed in an apartment fire on January 8th as Charles Ruckman, 59.

Authorities were called to the fire in the 200 block of N. 30th Street in Council Bluffs and found a man dead inside around 3 p.m.

An autopsy was performed by the Iowa State Medical Examiner's Office. The preliminary cause of death is listed as smoke inhalation.