Father and daughter named as deceased in Wednesday fire

The names of the two individuals killed in the Wednesday fire have been released by the Galesburg Fire Department.

35-year-old Kevin S. Sickles Jr. and 3-year-old Charlotte M. Sickles were killed by smoke inhalation, according to Knox County Coroner Mark Thomas.

The fire remains under investigation at this time.

GFD responded to the structure fire at 406 Clark Street at 2:39 a.m. Wednesday to find the home fully engulfed in flames. 

Family members tell WGIL that memorial donations for Kevin Sickles should go to Watson-Thomas Funeral Home. But, memorials for Charlotte Sickles should be given to Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Home in Knoxville.

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