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Death of Jackson man in fire ruled homicide

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(AP) - Authorities in Jackson, TN., say the body of a man found in his burned-out house had been stabbed multiple times.

Police said Wednesday that the death of 36-year-old James Blaine Divine III has been classified as a homicide.

He is believed to have died around last Wednesday at the time of the fire, but the body was not discovered until Monday.

Police said they found meth manufacturing equipment in the house. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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