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Forum Communications, Published November 05 2012

Woman found in burned home identified in Bemidji

BEMIDJI, Minn. - An elderly Bemidji woman who was found dead in an early-morning fire Friday at her Bemidji Township home has been identified.

Ingeburg Katharina Tangen, 74, was found dead after emergency personnel responded to a fire reported at her home at 2:43 a.m. Friday on the 1000 block of Tyler Avenue Northwest, according to a press release from the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office.

According to the release, deputies and Bemidji firefighters found the home entirely engulfed in flames. Tangen was found deceased within the home.

An autopsy is pending with the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office in Ramsey, Minn.