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63-year-old man killed in fire in Chautauqua County

Posted at 1:20 PM, Feb 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-13 19:25:31-05

RIPLEY, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office says a 63-year-old man is dead following a fire at his home in Ripley, Saturday morning.

Authorities say they responded to a house on Old Route 20 in Ripley just after 5:30 Saturday morning.

Investigators found the homeowner, Richard McCutcheon dead inside the home.

The cause of the fire and McCutcheon's death is under investigation.