LAGRANGE, GA (WTVM) - Saturday, August 11 around 5:17 a.m. the LaGrange Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire at 201 North Lewis Street.
It was quickly determined that the origin of the smoke came from apartment 1.
LaGrange Fire entered the building and conducted a search for the fire and the occupants as the building was filled with smoke.
During a search of the residence, the body of Antivolis Coverson was located in a bedroom and he was transported to West Georgia Medical Center where he was later pronounced deceased.
The investigation indicates the fire was unintentional.
Anyone with additional information is asked to contact the LaGrange Police Department at 706-883-2603 or Troup County Crime Stoppers at 706-812-1000.