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UPDATE:Ithaca Man Killed in Tent Fire

The fire happened in the "Jungle"

Ithaca Fire

ITHACA N.Y--(WENY-TV)-- Ithaca police say 53 year old Richard Sherman of Ithaca died due to complications from injuries he sustained in a tent fire Wednesday.  The fire happened in  the homeless camp known as the "Jungle."

 

When authorities arrived on scene they found Sherman with severe burns to his body, and an employee from Cayuga Lumber attempting to put the fire on Sherman's clothing out with snow.