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Man identified in Edinburgh apartment fire

Firefighters found the man dead inside the West Thompson Street apartment building.
Credit: Edinburgh Police
Deadly apartment fire in Edinburgh early Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020.

EDINBURGH, Ind. — A man died in an early morning apartment fire in Edinburgh Saturday.

Emergency crews were called to 120 West Thompson Street just after 4 a.m. and found the entire front of the apartment building completely engulfed in fire. 

Of the three apartments in the building, occupants were able to escape from one, and a second apartment was not occupied by the current renter at the time. 

The State Fire Marshal and Johnson County Coroner’s Office are investigating. 

Monday, the man was identified as 68-year-old Gary Lee Perry. The investigation is ongoing.