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Man Found Dead in Fire

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BARRETT TOWNSHIP — A man was found dead in a fire at his home on Roth Lane in Barrett Township, according to the Monroe County coroner.

Flames broke just after 5 p.m. Saturday.

Allen said Richard Zegilla, 54, was found dead in a bedroom on the third floor.

According to Allen, the fire marshal believes the fire sparked on the first floor in the rear of the home.

The coroner said an autopsy on Zegilla is scheduled for Monday morning.

The fire marshal, along with Barrett Township Police and fire department are expected back on scene Monday to determine the cause of the fire.



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