SIU student dies in house fire in Carbondale

House Fire

CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) – Authorities say a Southern Illinois University student died in a devastating house fire in Carbondale.

The (Carbondale) Southern Illinoisan says (http://bit.ly/2guA3Xr ) an autopsy will be performed and the student’s name has not yet been released. Firefighters found the body while searching the two-story home during the Wednesday morning fire.

The Carbondale Fire Department, the Carbondale Police Department and Illinois State Police are conducting the investigation with help from the university.

Carbondale police have said there is nothing to suggest foul play is involved.

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