Woman Who Died In Oshkosh Fire Identified

The female who perished in an apartment fire Monday (3/21/2022) in Oshkosh has been identified.

The City of Oshkosh Police Department said 61-year old Margarita G. Ainsworth died after being pulled from the fire in the 100 block of West 24th Avenue.

The investigation into her death is ongoing but at this time, Oshkosh PD does not think any criminal activity is suspected.

Oshkosh PD and the Oshkosh Fire Department responded to the fire at 12:10 p.m. Monday afternoon. Rescue personnel arrived to find heavy smoke inside an apartment at the location, with Ainsworth being transported to a local hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

The cause of the fire also remains under investigation.