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  • Writer's pictureThe Beagle

Man located dead inside smoke-filled house – Moruya

A man has died after being found inside a smoke-filled home on the state’s south coast today.

About 2.35pm (Wednesday 5 October 2022), emergency services were called to a unit on Evans Street, Moruya, after reports it had blackened windows and was filled with smoke.

NSW Fire and Rescue entered the home and found no active fire, however; the occupant – a 40–year-old man – was located deceased.

Officers from the South Coast Police District established a crime scene, which was examined by specialist forensic police.

An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident is underway, which is not being treated as suspicious.

A report will be prepared for the information of the coroner.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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