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A 63 year-old man was found dead inside his Flushing home with severe trauma and burns to his body following an early morning fire Friday, police said.

The blaze broke out about 6 a.m. in the basement of a residential building at 43-06 159th St., and was under control by 6:40 a.m., the FDNY said.

After extinguishing the fire, an officer discovered the victim unconscious and unresponsive, police said. He was taken to New York Hospital Queens where he was pronounced dead.

The fire marshal will determine the cause of the blaze and the medical examiner will determine the cause of death, the NYPD said.

 

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