Family: Man Killed in Ammonia Leak Was ‘Amazing, Devoted Father and Husband'

The man killed in an ammonia leak in Boston this week has been identified.

The man's family has identified the victim as Brian Caron of Peabody, Massachusetts.

Caron, a facilities manager at Stavis Seafoods in the Seaport District. was killed Wednesday night when more than 5,000 pounds of ammonia leaked, sparking a hazmat situation and forcing the neighborhood to shelter in place.

His family says he loved sports, coached his daughter's soccer team and was a big Patriots fan.

"Brian was an amazing, devoted father and husband," said his sister-in-law, Pam Caron. "He just truly loved life and loved his family and lived for that."

Caron leaves behind a wife and two young daughters. His father says his wake will be held on Monday.

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