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Authorities still investigating unidentified body discovered in house fire

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WARREN COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Volunteer firefighters in Bovina made a gruesome discovery Sunday night while battling a blaze.

Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace said deputies were on patrol when they noticed thick smoke several miles away. About the same time calls to 911 began coming in about a fire at a single family home.  

The body of an unidentified person was found in the bedroom of a home on Old Mount Alban Road. 

The Warren County Deputy Coroner says that the body has been sent to the state crime lab for an autopsy.

There was no indication of foul play.

The Deputy Coroner says the identity will be released after notifying next of kin today.

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