Body found in burning home in Screven County

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Published: Nov. 25, 2021 at 8:33 AM EST
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SYLVANIA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - A body was found in a home that caught on fire in Screven County.

At 4:22 a.m. Tuesday, Screven County deputies responded to a structure fire call at 1430 Old Poor Robin Road, at the request of firefighters.

Firefighters said they discovered a body inside the home while battling the flames.

The deceased person’s identity is not known at this time.

The case is still an open investigation with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, state fire marshal’s office and Screven County Fire Department involved.

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