Beacon Journal staff report
An Aurora man was found dead after a fire broke out inside his North Chillicothe Road home.
Eddie S. Dilworth III, 73, was found dead when Aurora firefighters searched his home Wednesday evening, fire officials said. Dilworth was located in room completely engulfed in flames.
A cause of death is still pending, said Wayne Enders, an assistant with the Portage County Coroner’s Office.
Fire crews dispatched to the home at 607 North Chillicothe Road [state Route 306] found the house filled with smoke and flames. Witnesses told firefighters that Dilworth was still inside.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.