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Preliminary autopsy report shows Longview man found dead after fire had no soot in airway

Longview crews respond to fire at duplex. (Source: KLTV Staff) Longview crews respond to fire at duplex. (Source: KLTV Staff)
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LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) -

A preliminary autopsy report shows a Longview man who was found dead after a duplex fire had hemorrhaging on the interior of his neck.

Thursday, Longview police identified the man as Johnny Quentin Miller Jr., 44, of Longview.

At 11:04 a.m. Wednesday, Longview Fire Department firefighters were dispatched to a duplex fire at 1717 of Loring Lane. Miller Jr.'s body was found at 1715 Loring Lane. Neighbors reported seeing a male resident entering the duplex before the fire started.

According to a preliminary autopsy report obtained by KLTV, no soot was found in Miller Jr.'s airway and hemorrhaging was found on the interior neck muscles.

The cause of death is pending.

Related: Longview police confirm one dead in duplex fire

Officials are looking for a vehicle that belonged to the resident. Police say the vehicle is a blue 2002 Dodge Caravan with Texas license plates BG6W798. If located call 911, or police at 903-237-1170.

According to Fire Marshal Kevin May the fire looks suspicious at this time but it remains under investigation.

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