HAMLIN, TX –– A house fire in Hamlin led authorities to a deceased individual on Friday.
According to the Hamlin Police Department, at approximately 4:00 a.m. 9-1-1 operators received a call stating a homeowner could smell smoke coming from his house.
When first responders arrived at the 1100 block of NW Ave D., they located a structure and brush fire. First-responders immedifayely began searchng for the homeowner but were unsuccessful.
After the fire was extinguished the property was searched once again and first responders located what "appeared to be human remains."
The remains were subsequently sent to autopsied and be positviely identified.
The incident remains under investigation, but the preliminary details revealed no foul play is suspected.