WARRENVILLE, S.C. (WJBF) – The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a person was found dead inside a home after an early morning fire.
Fire crews responded to the house fire just after 5:30 a.m. Monday morning on the 100 block of Bayberry Street in Warrenville.
Crews say the house was ‘fully engulfed’ upon their arrival.
While putting the fire out, crews found an unidentified deceased victim inside the home.
Aiken County Coroner Darryl Ables has identified the victim as 39-year-old Ronald J Hall. Hall was autopsied today in Newberry, SC.
The Aiken County Coroner’s office reports the cause of death as smoke and soot inhalation. It will be several weeks before the toxicology results are known.
The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to investigate the origin of the fire.
Count on NewsChannel 6 for more details as they become available.