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Eastern Kentucky man found dead in home after blaze; cause of fire under investigation


WILLIAMSBURG, Kentucky — An eastern Kentucky coroner says a man is dead after a house fire in Williamsburg.

WYMT-TV ( reports the blaze was reported before noon on Sunday at the Whitley County home. The coroner says 85-year-old Harold Carpenter was found dead after the fire was extinguished.

Carpenter's body was sent to Frankfort for an autopsy. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Information from: WYMT-TV,

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