A Columbus house fire left an elderly man dead Saturday.
Around 2 p.m., police and fire officials were called to the home of 80-year-old Roy Dixon at 5030 12th Ave.
Dixon’s body was found inside his burning home. Muscogee County Coroner Bill Thrower pronounced the man dead at the scene around 3:30 p.m., according to a police report.
Fire officials said the fire remained under investigation and declined to provide further details Saturday evening.