Body found at scene of Brown County house fire

Brown County authorities are working to identify the body of a man found at the scene of an unrelated house fire last week. The Brown County Democrat is reporting that the body was found inside an old GMC van on Leaf Hawk Lane.

Officials told the newspaper that the man appears to have been in his mid-50s to mid-60s, and had been dead for at least six months. The body had gone through extensive decomposition but he appears to have died of natural causes.

The paper reports that the home was destroyed in the blaze.

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