Temple man identified in last week's house fire

POSTED: Wednesday, January 23, 2013 - 9:28am
UPDATED: Wednesday, January 23, 2013 - 10:44pm

Temple Fire Marshal’s Office has identified the man who was found dead in his house early last Friday morning.

Sterling Briscoe, 78, was identified by the Medical Examiner's Office in Dallas. 

On January 18, Temple firefighters responded to 813 East Avenue N for a house fire and reported heavy fire and smoke from the front and right side of the wood framed house. Fire fighters had to force entry into the house. During search and rescue efforts, firefighters located Briscoe’s body in the bedroom.

Additional information including the cause of death will be released once it becomes available.

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