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COVENTRY, R.I.

Victim of house fire in Coventry, R.I., was 91-year-old man

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Police have identified the victim of a fatal house fire in Coventry as a 91-year-old man. Authorities said Thomas Castellucci died in the fire at his residence on Knotty Oak Road Sunday evening. Police are trying to locate his next of kin. Police arrived at the house about 7:20 p.m. and found it fully in flames. Officers tried to approach the house to see if anyone was inside. but could not because of the flames. Firefighters put out the flames and were later able to enter the house through a rear door. They found Castellucci dead inside.