Police identify Oshkosh man found dead in storage unit

OSHKOSH, Wis. (WBAY) – Police have identified a man found dead after a fire in a storage unit as 49-year-old Frank Larsen of Oshkosh.

A man is found dead in an Oshkosh storage unit after a fire. Feb. 5, 2020. (WBAY Photo)

Oshkosh Police say Larsen was found inside the unit he was renting at AAA Mini Storage Tuesday night.

An autopsy was scheduled for Wednesday. No details have been released on the cause of death.

At about 9 p.m. Tuesday, police and firefighters were called to a fire at the storage building in the 700 block of W. 3rd Avenue.

“We’re going to urge the citizens to contact us if they have any information about who this male might be, why he was there, or if they know how this fire may have started,” says Officer Kate Mann. “We’re going to continue to investigate this and talk with people and try to get to the bottom of all of these details.”

Officers and firefighters are working to determine the cause of the fire. Two units were damaged. Charred items and insulation can be seen inside the units.

If you have information and wish to remain anonymous, call Winnebago County Crime Stoppers at (920) 231-8477. You can leave an anonymous tip online a http://winnebagocrimestoppers.org/

Action 2 News reached out to AAA Mini Storage but they had no comment about the case.