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N.C. police sergeant presumed dead after house fire

N.C. police sargeant presumed dead after house fire
N.C. police sargeant presumed dead after house fire(WITN)
Updated: Jun. 12, 2021 at 11:35 PM EDT
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GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - Greenville Police said a sergeant is presumed dead after a house fire early Saturday morning.

Crews responded to GPD Sergeant Tim “Mac” McInerney’s home on Fox Hollow Drive in Ayden at 4 a.m. on Saturday.

Greenville Police said his body was recovered inside the home and although not yet confirmed by a Medical Examiner, is presumed to be him.

The cause of death and fire is still undetermined, GPD said.

The State Bureau of Investigation will lead the investigation and the ATF and Pitt County Sheriff’s Office will assist.

More information will be released after an official identification by the Pitt County Medical Examiner’s Office and an autopsy is scheduled next week.

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