Police in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, are conducting a death investigation after a man was found laying face down in a fire pit on Sunday.
The victim, identified as 60-year-old Paul Gignac, was pronounced dead on the Mason St. scene.
Authorities say Gignac appeared to be badly burned as a result of falling into the pit. The exact cause of death remains under investigation.
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At this time, officials say there appears to be nothing suspicious, and the death is being considered an accident.