Moore County house fire kills 70-year-old man

CARTHAGE, N.C. (WTVD) -- A 70-year-old Carthage man died after being severely burned in a house fire Sunday.

Firefighters responded to a fire call on Brinkley Road around 4:30 p.m.

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When they got there, James Russell Overton, 70, was found suffering from third-degree burns.

Overton was transported to a Pinehurst hospital, where they were pronounced dead.

The Moore County Sheriff's Offices reports there is no suspicious or criminal activity associated with the fire.
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