Pueblo police investigating house fire that killed 76-year-old

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Pueblo police are investigating after a house fire led to the discovery of a dead man, Monday evening. 

According to investigators, the Pueblo Fire Department received a report that part of a home on Massari Road in the Belmont neighborhood was on fire around 5:15 p.m. The fire had been mostly extinguished by the reporting party by the time officers and firefighters arrived on scene. 

The reporting party told police that he was a resident of the home and when he arrived there he noticed smoke on the inside of the house. While looking for the fire inside the house he discovered his deceased 76-year-old father. 

The incident is still under investigation and a post-mortem will be conducted to determine the father’s cause of death. 

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