A Chelsea man died on Tuesday after receiving serious burns when he fell into a fire pit in April.

Daniel Albert, 68, had fallen into a fire pit at his residence at around 6:30 p.m. on April 6, and was discovered by a family member.

He remained in serious condition at Maine Medical Center with burns over 45 percent of his body, according to Shannon Moss, a spokesperson for the Maine Department of Public Safety.

Albert died this morning from his injuries.

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Leela Stockley

Leela Stockley is an alumna of the University of Maine. She was raised in northern Maine, and loves her cat Wesley, her puppy Percy and staying active in the Maine outdoors.