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Body found in residential house fire in Aiken County

Published: Dec. 30, 2021 at 8:10 PM EST
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AIKEN, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - A body was found inside a home that caught fire in Aiken County on Thursday night.

Fire crews responded to a fire call at 6:23 p.m. and found a home fully engulfed in flames at 123 Weaver St.

After the fire was extinguished, a body was found inside the home, and the coroner was called to the scene.

The coroner says the victim was not immediately identified and will be autopsied Monday morning in Newberry.

The cause of the fire is being investigated by the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office.

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