Waltonville Man Dies in Early Morning Fire Thursday
Upon arrival, firefighters found 53-year-old Frank Horton dead inside. The Jefferson County Coroner states the cause of death is due to possible smoke inhalation, and that no foul play is suspected at this time. Horton was the only one inside the residence.
The Illinois State Fire Marshall reports the fire began in kitchen area, with no exact cause at this time. The Illinois State Fire Marshall, Jefferson County Coroner, and Jefferson County Sheriff's Department are investigating. The fire call came in at 4:22 Thursday morning.
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