Man Found Dead in Richland County Vacant House Fire

RICHLAND COUNTY, S.C. (WOLO) –The death of a man found dead in a vacant house fire on Carver street is under investigation.

Richland County Coroner, Gary Watts, said an unidentified man was found dead in a vacant residence on Saturday morning after the fire was extinguished.

The fire was reported at 2:30 a.m Saturday on Carver Street in Columbia

The Columbia Fire Department and the Columbia Police Department are investigating the incident.

Watts is working on identifying the deceased.

If anyone has any information that could lead to the identification of this individual, please call 803-576-1799.


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