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Fire and Death Investigation


The victim has been identified as William Connolly (DOB 08/11/1946)

At this time the fire does not seem to be suspicious.

**previously released**
Fire and Death Investigation

St. Petersburg Police and St. Petersburg Fire Rescue are at the scene of a house fire in the 5000-block of 5th Ave N. The fire is out; one man was found dead.

The westbound lanes of 5th Ave N. are closed between 49th St. and 51st St.

PIO, Sandra Bentil, is at the scene. Media can meet her at 5th Ave N and 50th Street N.