1 dead after Pleasant Hill house fire

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MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – One person is dead after a house fire in Pleasant Hill.

Coroner Leon Jones says a home caught fire Sunday around 7 a.m. at the corner of 4th and Monroe Streets in the Pleasant Hill neighborhood.

Jones says one body was found in the home.

According to the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office, an autopsy will be performed confirm the person’s cause of death and identification. Sheriff’s Investigators believe the person was squatting in the vacant residence.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at (478)751-7500 or Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.

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