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CANTON -- The body of a man was foundon the first floor of a house during an overnight fire in Canton.

The fire was reported shortly before 4 a.m. in the 1400 block of 24th Street NW.

Crews found the middle-aged man in the kitchen.

The Stark County Coroner's Office has recovered the body.

It is unclear what caused the fire or if theman found was already dead before the fire began.