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Man killed in Largo fire identified

Published Sep. 13, 2005

Pinellas County sheriff's officials have identified a man killed in a fire April 18 at 727 Wyatt St. He was Francisco Javier Garcia Almeida, 22, of Mexico. Sheriff's Sgt. Greg Tita said Monday that Almeida's relatives were contacted through Mexican authorities. Almeida and two other men were in the rental house when someone set it on fire about 2 a.m. The other tenants escaped, but firefighters found Almeida's body on the hallway floor. Neighbors said there was a fight at the house earlier in the day.