The Shawano County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that one person was killed in a house explosion on Richter Court in Shawnao County Thursday. 54-year old Diane Pickett was inside the home at the time of the explosion Thursday morning around 5:00am. Officials say Pickett was one of the home owners. The other owner was out of town at the time of the explosion, and was contacted Thursday morning by officials.
The cause of the explosion has not been confirmed, but initial reports indicate that investigators believe propane or a propane leak was involved.