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Oneida home explosion caused by gas leak

Posted: 9:00 AM, Jun 30, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-04 15:25:36Z
Deputies: Home explodes in Town of Oneida
Deputies: Home explodes in Town of Oneida

Outagamie County officials say they received a call about a house explosion on W1520 Ray Road on the Oneida Reservation Saturday morning.

They say they found the home severely damaged. Fire officials say a deceased female was found inside.  They have identified her as Emily Tank, 27. 

A male was also found and sent to St. Vincent’s Hospital. Authorities identified him as Alan Wiesler, 65, who later on dead from the injuries. 

The Wisconsin Department of Justice – Division of Criminal Investigation has determined the cause of the explosion was not criminal. They believe it was caused by a gas leak. The criminal investigation is closed.