September 26, 2018

Deadly fire in Monroe County

CHESTNUTHILL TWP – A 53-year-old man was found dead in the burned ruins of his home after a Tuesday morning fire.  The fire was reported about 7:30 a.m. at the home on James Road in Effort.

The county coroner’s office has not released the name of the victim, pending positive identification. 

The man reportedly lived alone.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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