Body found in burning building in Longmont identified

LONGMONT, CO. - The Boulder County Coroner's office has identified the body that was found in a burning building on Monday as 56-year-old Richard Benz of Longmont.

Police and fire were called to the structure fire on South Main between 1st Avenue and Boston Avenue in Longmont at 6:40 p.m. Monday. 

Police said firefighters had the fire out within 30 minutes and found the body inside.

Detectives, arson investigators, and an investigator from the coroner's office are working the case.

An autopsy has been completed, but the manner and cause of death has not been released at this time, pending further investigation.

 

 

 

 

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