Trump Tower fire victim was art collector, friend of Andy Warhol

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New information has been released on the identity of the man killed in the fire at Trump Tower in Manhattan.

Police say the man who was killed, 67-year-old Todd Brassner, was an art collector and a friend of Andy Warhol.

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He was killed when a fire tore through his apartment on the 50th floor of Trump Tower Saturday, according to investigators.

Warhol made several references to spending time with Brassner in his diaries.

It's not yet clear what caused the fire, but fire officials say there were no sprinklers.

No members of the first family were in the building at the time of the fire.

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