Body Found In Turtle Creek Township Fire

A body was found in a home afire fire crews put out a fire in Turtlecreek in Warren County early Sunday morning.

Around 8:42am, Warren County Deputy Mike Wyatt was on morning patrol when he noticed flames coming from a home on the 6700 block of Hendrickson Road in Turtlecreek Township. he called for assistance and tried to enter the residence, but could not because of the flames and smoke. Within minutes Middletown and Turtleckcreek fire crews were on the scene.

The fire was quickly extinguished and upon gaining entry into the home discovered the dead body of a male in the upstairs bedroom. Officials have not yet released the identity of the deceased.

The incident is currently being investigated by the Warren County Sheriff's Detectives, Warren County Coroner, and the State Fire Marshal.