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Man Found Dead Following Newport, Rhode Island, Fire ID'd

Flames were reported just before 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Newport Tradesman Center

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    Authorities have identified a 57-year-old Rhode Island man found dead following a small fire in a Newport building.

    Fire officials say the flames were reported just before 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Newport Tradesman Center. Police say the state medical examiner's office identified the body found as Luke Walker of Middletown.

    Officials say the fire was controlled in about 10 minutes and was contained to one unit. Police say they don't know what started the fire or what caused Walker's death. They don't believe the fire was suspicious.

    Investigators were back at the scene on Wednesday.

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