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Inquest launched after 86-year-old Centane man dies in house fire

Sep 2, 2018
Inquest launched after 86-year-old Centane man dies in house fire

Centane police have inquest docket after an 86-year-old man was burnt to death in his house.

"It is alleged that the deceased was staying at his home which is at Nyhityhaba Locality, Mcothama Village, Centane," said police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

"The house of the deceased was seen in flames on Saturday at about 01:00."

Police were informed of the incident by the headman of the village.

"Centane Police are still investigating the cause of the fire," Capt Manatha said.

"The identity of the deceased will be made known once his children are informed of his death."