Mobile home fire claims life of east Georgia man

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News Release:Associated Press

HEPHZIBAH, Ga. (AP) -- Authorities have identified a body found after a mobile home fire in east Georgia.

The Augusta Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/1gmqtxM) that 45-year-old Garry Hargis of Hephzibah was killed when the trailer he was renting on Mims Road caught fire on Wednesday.

Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen said firefighters responded to Hargis' mobile home, where he was found inside. He was pronounced dead Wednesday afternoon.