Police Find Man's Body After House Fire

Halifax, VA - A Halifax man was found dead inside a burned down house Wednesday afternoon.

The body of 80-year-old Thomas Heilig was recovered from the rubble.

Just before one pm police say neighbors saw smoke coming from the home on Highview Road.

When crews arrived, the home was fully involved.

Sheriff Fred Clark says no foul play is suspected.

They believe a box fan may have shorted out causing the fire.

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