Man, 83, Found Dead in Burning Battle Creek House

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BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) -- Authorities in Battle Creek say an 83-year-old man has been found dead inside a house in the western Michigan city.

WOOD-TV says firefighters got a call about 11 a.m. Thursday of a fire at a home near W.K. Kellogg Airport. Police say they found a fire in a bedroom and the man dead inside.

Police say the fire apparently started in a mattress in the bedroom. The cause of the fire remains under investigation, and authorities didn't immediately release the victim's name.

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