Man found dead in Columbia fire may take three weeks to identify

Wednesday, January 21, 2009 | 5:24 p.m. CST; updated 6:14 p.m. CST, Wednesday, January 21, 2009

COLUMBIA — Investigators are waiting on DNA tests to positively identify a man whose body was found Tuesday in the remnants of a burnt shed in south Columbia, Capt. Eric Hartman of the Columbia Fire Department said.