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Moulton man killed in house fire

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Fire fighters discover the body of a 59-year-old man. Fire fighters discover the body of a 59-year-old man.

A Moulton man was killed in a house fire on North Street.

Firefighters were called out on reports of a structure fire around 1 p.m. Sunday.

When crews arrived, the home was fully engulfed in flames. Neighbors told firefighters they believed someone was inside the home.

Crews were unable to locate anyone during a search of the home due to heavy smoke. After the fire was put out, firefighters found a man's body inside.

The victim's family identified him as 59-year-old Johnny Dutton. Family members said he lived alone.

His body was sent to forensics for an autopsy.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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