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Man found dead after boat fire at central Austin home

December 27, 2018 - 7:32 am

AUSTIN (KJCE) -- A man's body was discovered inside a burned out boat in central Austin, officials said.

Crews responded to 908 East 56th Street, near U.S. 290 East and I-35, around 6:15 a.m. Thursday morning. Upon arrival, crews worked to extinguish a boat that was on fire at a residence.

Once the fire was out, crews discovered the body of an unknown aged male inside the boat. Medics pronounced the man deceased; no further details have been released.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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