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Badly burned body found in Pahoa home

PAHOA, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Hawaii County firefighters made a grim discovery in a Pahoa home on the Big Island. They responded to a house fire on Cholet Circle in Nanawale Estates reported at 11:16 Wednesday night.

When firefighters arrived they saw heavy smoke pouring out of the house. Upon entering the residence they discovered a badly burned body on a living room sofa. Fire officials say that the fire was confined to the living room area.

Paramedics pronounced the victim dead at the scene. The victim was invalid who was unable to walk.

Damage to the single story wooden frame house is estimated at $125,000. Fire inspectors and police are now investigating.

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