Man found dead after house fire in northern Alabama

Fatal Fire Cropped

SOMERVILLE, Ala. (AP) – Authorities have identified the victim of a deadly house fire in northern Alabama.

The Morgan County coroner says 53-year-old Dennis Dwayne Malone of Somerville was killed in the blaze early Monday morning.

WHNT-TV reports that the fire happened on East Upper River Road in Somerville.

Malone’s body was found inside the home after the blaze was extinguished.

Morgan County sheriff’s officials said the cause of death and how the fire started remained under investigation on Monday.

Somerville is just southwest of Huntsville.

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9/6/2021 12:44:06 PM (GMT -5:00)

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