Police investigating body found in burned home

EAST HADDAM (WTIC) -- Authorities said a body has been found in a Connecticut home that burned.

Just after 3 p.m. on Monday, troopers responded to 51 Ackley Cemetery Road in East Haddam for a report of a house fire.  Multiple departments, including firefighters from East Haddam and Colchester, arrived within minutes but the home was already engulfed in flames.

After the fire was put out, a dead person was found inside the home. They haven't been identified yet, and an autopsy will be done will determine a cause of death.

State Police is assisting the East Haddam Fire Marshal with the fatal house fire investigation.

It's unknown if anyone else was injured or how the fire was started.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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Authorities said a body has been found in a home in East Haddam, Connecticut that was burned in a fire.
Authorities said a body has been found in a home in East Haddam, Connecticut that was burned in a fire.
Authorities said a body has been found in a home in East Haddam, Connecticut that was burned in a fire.
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