80-year-old man found dead in burning South Milwaukee home

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by Nakia Spencer

Medical Examiner's say they were called out to a burning home on Manitowoc Avenue on Saturday  afternoon to pick up a deceased 80-year-old man.

The South Milwaukee Fire Department say they received a call  from a neighbor of the man who said there may be someone in the home around 1:26pm on Saturday.

When they arrived, smoke was coming from the back of the home and the windows were heavily stained.

Crews had to force their way into the home where they found a fire in the kitchen.

The man has been identified, but his identity is not being released at this time.

Officials are still trying to notify his next of kin.

The fire is still under investigation.

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