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Body of man found after fire extinguished

Body of man found after fire extinguished

Posted: Thursday, September 22, 2011 8:02 pm

MEMPHIS (AP) — Memphis Fire Department officials are investigating a duplex fire in which a body was found.
The name of the victim wasn’t released, pending positive identification by the medical examiner, according to The Commercial Appeal.
The body of a man was found in a rear bedroom of the duplex near Overton Park.
Fire Department Lt. Wayne Cooke said the fire on Wednesday was controlled in about nine minutes and firefighters then discovered the body. There was no working smoke detector in the home.
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Information from: The Commercial Appeal, http://www.commercialappeal.com

Published in The Messenger 9.22.11

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