Man found following apartment fire had been shot

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Memphis police say the body of a man found under a sofa following an apartment fire had been shot.

Firefighters were called to the Valley Forge Apartments on Thursday morning by the apartment manager. Fire investigators discovered the body after the fire was extinguished.

Memphis police spokeswoman Karen Rudolph says the case has been ruled a homicide. Police are waiting for the coroner's report to determine the exact cause of death.

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