Police: Kentucky man set fire to own home, caused self-inflicted death

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MIDDLESBORO, Kentucky — Middlesboro police the death of an eastern Kentucky man in a house fire was self-inflicted.

Officers told WYMT-TV in Hazard (http://bit.ly/1o01xhP) that evidence found inside the home after Wednesday's blaze indicates that 41-year-old Melvin Ray Shackleford set the fire and killed himself.

Shackleford's remains were found inside the home and his body was sent to Frankfort for an autopsy.

Information from: WYMT-TV, http://www.wkyt.com/wymtnews

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