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UPDATE: Body Found After Apartment Fire Identified

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Richmond, VA –The man who perished in a Richmond apartment fire Saturday morning has been identified.

The body of 78-year-old Walter J. Boone of the 3200 block of Cofer Road was found in the house, after crews extinguished the flames.

Mr. Boone was pronounced dead at the scene; the medical examiner will determine the exact cause and manner of death.

The call came in at about 7:09 a.m. for an apartment fire with flames visible. Fire officials arrived on scene within 4 minutes and say the fire was handled very quickly.

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