1 dead in Melbourne house fire

State Fire Marshal investigating cause of fire

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MELBOURNE, Fla. – Investigators are working to determine how a person was killed after a body was found late Sunday inside a burning Melbourne home.

Melbourne police and firefighters were called to the home on Sarno Road around 10:20 p.m.  Firefighters said the home was engulfed in flames when they arrived.

The body was discovered once firefighters were able to get inside the home.

The State Fire Marshal's Office is investigating the cause of the fire.

Police said the name of the victim is being withheld until family is notified.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Melbourne Police Department at 321-608-6371.

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