THURMONT, Md. -- Two people found dead inside a burning home in Thurmont on Oct. 31 have been identified, the Frederick County Sheriff's Office said in a news release Tuesday.
Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore determined that Eric Lester Forrest, 39, and Erik Thomas Sanger, 39, died in the fire at 12841B Catoctin Furnace Road, the release said.
According to the Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation Web site, Forrest and Sanger rented the one-story, single-family home owned by Arthur Dale Kemp.
The medical examiner's office has not determined the cause and manner of the men's deaths, the release said.
Investigators from the Frederick County Fire Marshal's Office, the Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office and the Frederick County Sheriff's Department are continuing the investigation, according to the release.