Council Bluffs police have identified the body of a man found in a Bluffs home after firefighters were called there Saturday.

Koua Moua, 25, was found in the bedroom where the fire started, said Sgt. Chad Meyers of the Council Bluffs Police Department. No foul play is suspected, Meyers said Tuesday in a written statement.

An investigation indicated that the fire started in the bedroom in which Moua’s body was found and that an accelerant was used, Meyers said. The fire, reported before 5:40 p.m. Saturday, was contained to the room and a doorway leading into the home’s living room.

Moua was leasing the home, Meyers said.

Evidence from the autopsy indicates that Moua died from injuries he sustained during the fire and that he had sustained no other forms of injury or trauma. The fire, at 2722 Avenue H, was reported at 5:38 p.m. Saturday.

Members of the Council Bluffs Police Department’s criminal investigation division worked with fire investigators to determine the cause of the fire and Moua’s death. 

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