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Fire crews locate body inside burned home

Fire crews locate body found inside burned home
Posted at 5:34 AM, Dec 08, 2022
and last updated 2022-12-08 08:26:07-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City, Missouri, firefighters discovered a body inside a home after a fire early Thursday morning.

Crews were called to the 3200 block of Lockridge Street at about 1:15 a.m. on a reported house fire.

As crews battled the blaze, they discovered a body of an elderly man inside the home.

The fire was the heaviest on the first floor near the front of the house, and crews were also dealing with many contents in the home.

The cause of death has not yet been determined — whether it was caused by the fire or if a crime may have occurred.

Investigation into the incident is underway.

This story is developing and may be updated.