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Compressed air tank explosion kills Cape Coral man

By Staff | Jul 26, 2016

A Cape Coral man was killed over the weekend when a compressed air tank exploded.

At approximately 7:27 p.m. Saturday, police responded to a death investigation at a home at 236 S.E. 31st St. Loc Ba Nguyen, 50, died when the air tank failed at his home, which caused an explosion.

According to a report, Nguyen was a nail technician at T M Nails, at 2120 Santa Barbara Blvd.

“State Fire Marshal investigators have determined the incident to be non-criminal in nature,” Sgt. Dana Coston, the spokesman for the Cape police, said via a prepared statement released on Monday.

The investigation into the exact cause of explosion is still ongoing.