State Police have released the names of the victims of a fatal fire in the Village of Lowville on November 30th.

The victims have been identified as 58-year old Catherine Crego and 42-year old Saratina Kilbourne.

Police says autopsies conducted at Albany Medical Center show that both victims died of "asphyxia" due to smoke inhalation.

The surviving victim, 60-year old Brian Mushtare, was treated for smoke inhalation, lacerations, and minor burns.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

NYS Police