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Man, 57, dies after catching fire near Capital Boulevard in Raleigh

Posted March 11
Updated March 12

A police investigation has closed multiple roads near Capital Boulevard and Appliance Court in Raleigh, according to police.

— A 57-year-old man died late Saturday after catching on fire in the 2600 block of Appliance Court near Capital Boulevard.

Raleigh police say foul play is not expected in the man's death.

Multiple roads were closed near the scene of the incident, which was reported at about 8:45 p.m.

An investigation is ongoing.


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  • Mary Meadows Mar 13, 2017
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    This is the 2nd story this month (other one a female at lake) where someone burned to death according to WRAL and.no foul play expected. Right.

  • John Smith Mar 13, 2017
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    Burning Monk of 1963 reincarnated? Spontaneous Combustion? "Foul play not expected"... C'mon WRAL....where's the rest of the story.