TUOLUMNE COUNTY (CBS13) — A young Texas man has been found dead inside a Ponderosa Hills home that caught fire Sunday night, authorities say.
The Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office says, around 7 p.m., dispatchers got a report of a house fire along Canyonview Drive.
Firefighters put out the flames, but deputies say a person was soon found dead inside the home.
On Monday, the sheriff’s office identified the victim as 19-year-old Round Rock, Texas resident David Neemidge. An exact cause of death is still pending.
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Exactly what started the fire is still under investigation.