Victim in deadly Augusta fire identified

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UPDATE: AUGUSTA (WJBF) – Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen has identified the man killed in a house fire through fingerprints. His name is Michael Phillips, 54 years old from Perkins, Ga.

AUGUSTA (WJBF) – One person is dead following an early morning fire.

It happened shortly after four o’clock this morning on the one hundred block of Telfair street in downtown Augusta.

The name of the victim has not been released nor has the cause of the deadly fire.

Continue to follow NewsChannel 6 for this developing story.

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