WALHALLA, S.C. - A man has died in a fire at a home in Walhalla.
Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis tells local media outlets that 49-year-old Michael Joseph Marcello died Tuesday night.
Addis says the fire was reported just after 9:30 p.m. Addis says Marcello was found unresponsive inside a bedroom and was pronounced dead a short time later.
No one else was home at the time of the fire. Addis said in a news release Wednesday that Marcello died from smoke inhalation and that the death was an accident.
Authorities are still investigating the cause of the fire.
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