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Indiana State Police investigating deadly house fire

Authorities said the body of 41-year-old Paul Ray Collins was found in a nearby utility shed that also caught on fire.

AUSTIN, Ind. — Indiana State Police are investigating a deadly fire in Austin, Indiana.

Firefighters and police responded to a home on North Fourth Street around 5 a.m. Tuesday.

Once the fire was out, firefighters found a body in a nearby utility shed that had also caught on fire.

Police said the coroner identified the person as 41-year-old Paul Ray Collins.

Officials have not determined how Collins died or how the fire was started.

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