Body found inside of burned Nash County home

NASHVILLE, N.C. (WITN)- A sheriff's office is investigating after the discovery of a body inside of a burned home.


The Nash County Sheriff's Office says crews responded Sunday around 1:27 a.m. to a structure fire at 3315 Sykes Road in Nashville.

After the blaze was extinguished crews found the body 84-year-old William Sherrod.

The sheriff's office says an autopsy will be scheduled to determine the cause of death to see if any foul play was involved.

A cause for the fire has not been released.