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      Marion County man found dead in home

      Fire destroyed this Marion County home.

      A M arion County man died overnight in his home.

      J ust after midnight Sunday firefighters responded to a fire in the Rains community. When they arrived the home was covered with flames.

      Coroner Jerry Richardson says w hile putting out the fire they discovered the body of John Wallace Johnson, 52. Richardson adds Johnson lived alone.

      A n autopsy is scheduled Monday at the Medical University of South Carolina to determine the cause of death.