Man identified in house explosion

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Posted: Jun 15, 2010 1:05 PM
Updated: Jun 15, 2010 1:08 PM

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Topics: explosion, fire, shotgun, man

WBRZ- Poilce have identified 47-year-old Michael Fielder as the man found dead after a house explosion in Ascension Parish. He was found dead in the front yard next to a shotgun.

Authorities now believe he set his house on fire after a family dispute over property and then walked outside and shot himself.

As many as 30 firefighters were called out to battle the the fire.

News 2's Rachel Frost is covering this story and will have more information as it becomes available.

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