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Man Found Dead in South Side Fire

Firefighters discovered a body inside a home where a fire had broken out this evening on the Southwest Side, according to the Chicago Fire Department.

Fire department officials said the victim was a man in his mid 40’s.

Crews responded to the fire in the 8500 block of South Knox Avenue about 5:22 p.m., and were able to extinguish it by 5:45 p.m.

It is unclear whether the fire caused the man’s death, according to the fire department.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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2 Comments to “Man Found Dead in South Side Fire”

    Tim Ahern said:
    January 7, 2013 at 5:08 AM

    R.I.P. Kenny, I will miss you.

    Your friend Tim

    T.Mac said:
    January 7, 2013 at 10:56 AM

    Hey did Kenneth live alone there? I live down the block from him. this is so sad. and it really hits home God rest his soul.
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