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Autopsy: Teen killed before fire started

Posted September 9, 2009 11:42 a.m. EDT

— A 17-year-old boy who was found dead inside a burning home last week died before the fire, according to an autopsy report.

Firefighters found the body of Chavalis Boyd inside 7201 Silver Leaf Road last Thursday while putting out a fire at the residence.

The cause of the fire hasn't been determined.

Anyone with information about the fire or Boyd's death is asked to call Detective Renee Walcott of the Rocky Mount Police Department at 252-972-1680 or Crime Stoppers at 252-977-1111.