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Fayetteville man found in burned home

Posted October 20, 2009 4:31 p.m. EDT

— A Cumberland County man died in a house fire Tuesday, a day short of his 78th birthday, authorities said.

Firefighters found Ronald Hayes Whitted, 77, lying on the floor at his home, at 10459 Turnbull Road, shortly after midnight.

The Office of the State Medical Examiner will perform an autopsy to determine how Whitted died.

According to the sheriff's office, foul play is not suspected.