66 year old Merlin Gardner was one of six people injured in an explosion and fire Tuesday morning near 37th and Fowler
Omaha Police confrim that Gardner died Wednesday morning. Two other men who were taken to the hospital in critical condition remain hospitalized.
Police identify them as 39 year old Billy Boyer and 42 year old Joseph Mangiamelli. They remain in critical condition. Six people inside the house were injured.
Investigators say no other details are being released. Neighbors reported hearing two explosions before seeing the fire and the burned victims.