Man’s body found in Black Mountain home fire

BLACK MOUNTAIN, N.C. (WSPA) — The Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office says a man’s body was found inside a Black Mountain home after a fire.

The fire victim is identified as Salvatore Laferrara, 67, of 381 Old US Highway East in Black Mountain.

Deputies were called in at 10:51 a.m. Tuesday.

The Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office was requested to assist the Asheville-Buncombe Arson Task Force in investigating after Laferrara’s body was found.

An autopsy is scheduled Wednesday.

Deputies say the fire isn’t believed to be suspicious at this time.

The investigation is active and ongoing.

 

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