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Body found after fire destroys mobile home in Cave City area

A life was lost early Monday morning in a mobile home fire in the Cave City area of Sharp County.

According to Sharp County Chief Deputy Sheriff Aaron Presser, the Cave City Fire Department was dispatched to the 1400 block of Jackson Springs Road around 1 a.m. Monday.

Upon arrival, firefighters found a mobile home fully engulfed in flames and recovered an unidentified deceased male from inside the residence.

Chief Presser said the Sharp County Sheriff’s Department was called to the scene.

Sheriff Mark Counts, Presser, and Detective Cody Bailey responded and are currently investigating the incident.

The body has been sent to the State Crime Lab for identification of the deceased and cause of death.

Presser said further information will be released to the public as it becomes available.

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