Man Found Dead After House Fire in Halifax Co.

Halifax Co., VA - A Halifax County man was found dead Thursday afternoon after a fire in his home.

A home health worker stopped by James Jennings' home on Route 58 in South Boston for a routine visit and found the home on fire.

Turbeville and Cluster Springs fire departments arrived and found Jennings lying dead next to his bed.

Halifax County Emergency Services suspect Jennings died of smoke inhalation.

His body has been sent to Richmond for an autopsy.