One Man Dead in Sumter House Fire

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Sumter County, Ala. One man is dead after an overnight house fire in Sumter County.

Sheriff Tyrone Clarke says investigators were called to a home on Holly Drive in Bellamy around 4:15 Sunday morning. Clarke says authorities discovered a man's body inside the home. Right now, the sheriff says the man's identity is unknown.

The state fire marshal was called to the scene to help pinpoint a cause. An autopsy will also be performed on the victim.