Fatal southeast Missouri fire under investigation

5 years 10 months 2 weeks ago Wednesday, November 12 2014 Nov 12, 2014 Wednesday, November 12, 2014 11:53:00 AM CST November 12, 2014 in News
By: Associated Press

CAPE GIRARDEAU (AP) - Authorities in the southeast Missouri town of Cape Girardeau are investigating after a man was found dead inside a garage where fire broke out.

The Southeast Missourian reported that James Stuart Weber was pronounced dead at the scene Monday evening, but Cape Girardeau County Coroner John Clifton says the fire happened before Monday and burned itself out.

The cause of the fire remains unknown. The blaze broke out in a detached garage next to a single-family home.

Clifton says the fire was a small one. He is awaiting autopsy results to determine Weber's cause of death.

 

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