Lafitte man dies in trailer fire

Lafitte, La. - A mobile home fire in Lafitte has claimed the life of a 54-year-old man

Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand says deputies received the call about the fire around 11:15 p.m. Wednesday.

Normand said firefighters from the Lafitte-Barataria-Crown Point Volunteer Fire Company responded, and after extinguishing the fire, discovered the victim's body.

The victim's name is being withheld pending next-of-kin notification.

Normand said the coroner's office will perform an autopsy to determine the cause of death.

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