Oconee County Coroner Identifies Seneca Man Killed In Utica Mill Hill Structure Fire

(Seneca, SC)—Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis released the identity last week of a man that was killed in a house fire on the Utica Mill Hill. 

The decedent was identified as 27 year old Seth Jacob Gaunt of Seneca. Mr. Gaunt was discovered dead in a home at an address on Lonsdale Street. 

According to a release from the Coroner’s Office, Mr. Gaunt was identified by his general appearance, tattoos and by fingerprint comparison. 

The Coroner’s Office has ruled the cause of death as accidental. The Coroner’s Office has ruled that Mr. Guant died from smoke and soot inhalation and thermal injuries.