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Man Found Dead After Fire

Authorities say a man has been found dead after a fire at a makeshift shelter in Keene, New Hampshire

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    Man Found Dead After Fire
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    Authorities say a man has been found dead after a fire at a makeshift shelter in Keene, New Hampshire.

    Police and firefighters responded to a wooded area Wednesday morning where they say a fire at a makeshift shelter had already been extinguished.

    Authorities found the body of a man inside. New Hampshire State Fire Marshal identified the man as 46-year-old Russell Holden on Thursday afternoon. The cause of death was due to smoke inhalation and the manner of death was accidental.

    Investigators believe the fire started in a burn barrel and spread to the rest of the shelter.

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