Man Found Dead After Setting Hialeah Apartment on Fire: Police

Authorities are investigating after they say a man was found dead after they believe he set fire to his Hialeah apartment Tuesday.

Hialeah firefighters and police responded to the complex at 1478 W. 44th Terrace around noon and found a fire in one of the units and one in a pickup truck in the parking lot, officials said.

As crews worked to put out the fires, a man was found dead in the apartment. Investigators believe he set the home on fire before committing suicide.

No other injuries were reported and officials haven’t released the man’s name. The incident remains under investigation.

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