Sheriff: Man found dead after Stoney Creek fire may be resident

1:50 pm | November 8, 2013

A structure fire at 519 DeLorean Road in Stoney Creek has taken the life of one man.

A man has died after a fire engulfed this home on DeLorean Road in Stoney Creek.

A man has died after a fire engulfed this home on DeLorean Road in Stoney Creek.

Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes speculates that the charred body that was found inside the home is the resident of the home.

The resident of the home was identified as 49-year-old  Jonathan Ray.

Mathes also speculates that fire began in the computer room located in the rear corner of the home.

“It’s obviously a total loss,” Mathes said.

Rescue workers were on scene battling the blaze.

They reportedly smashed holes in the home in order to ventilate the attic.

Continue to check back with the STAR as this story develops.

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