Investigation underway after fatal house fire in Leon County

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By: WCTV Eyewitness News
January 19, 2020

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) --- The Leon County Sheriff's Office says it is investigating after a dead body was found during a house fire in Tallahassee on Sunday.

LCSO detectives and investigators with the State of Florida Division of Financial Services and the Division of Investigative and Forensic Services are all involved in the investigation.

Officials were called to the 1200 block of Poplar Drive just after 7 a.m. Sunday. Deputies with the Leon County Sheriff's Office responded with the Tallahassee Fire Department when they found a dead person inside the residence.

Detectives are still working to confirm the identity of the victim. This incident is still under investigation.

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