Man killed in Harnett County fire

March 21, 2014 4:02:53 PM PDT
Authorities are investigating after a man was found burned to death in a yard in Lillington.

It happened Friday around 3:30 p.m. in the 900 block of Kramer Road.

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The Harnett County Sheriff's Office said 84-year-old Jesse Scott died while he was apparently burning debris in the yard. They say a family member found Scott unresponsive.

Authorities say the exact cause of death is known at this time. However, there is no indication of a crime.

Scott's body was transported to Betsy Johnson Memorial Hospital.

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