Fatal Fire Investigation 19 Aug 11

A former Minnesota State student death from a fire has been determined as a suicide.

An autopsy showed that 21 year old Ayush Bhattorai died as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning due to smoke inhalation.

The investigation showed there was a trail of items that had been burned including a sleeping bag, phone book, two aerosol cans and paper between a closed outside the bedroom and the closet in the bedroom where Bhattorai was found.