CATONSVILLE, Md. (WJZ) — The body of a man was found inside the attic of a small house fire in Catonsville Monday night.

According to Baltimore County Fire officials, the victim was identified Wednesday as 34-year-old Francisco J. Cabezas.

Firefighters responded to a one-alarm house fire in the 400 block of Commonwealth Avenue at 6:59 p.m.

Within eight minutes the fire was out and crews began to sweep the home.

The home appeared vacant, but they found the man upstairs and he was using a fire to keep warm.

An autopsy by the Office of the State Medical Examiner is pending.

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This posted was updated on Jan. 23, at 3:30 p.m.


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