Man found dead in fire at home in North Augusta

Published: Jun. 23, 2016 at 1:57 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 23, 2016 at 1:58 PM EDT
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NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. (AP) - A man has been found dead in his burning home in North Augusta.

Media outlets reported that firefighters were called to the home around 8 p.m. Wednesday.

They found the body of 69-year-old Leotis Sullivan Sr. in the home. His body was taken to Newberry for an autopsy Thursday.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation. Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton said the State Law Enforcement Division is helping with the investigation.

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