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Person killed in fire at Metro East home

The coroner is working to identify the person who was killed
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ST. CLAIR COUNTY, Ill. — A person was killed in a fire at a home in Centreville Tuesday morning.

The St. Clair County coroner said his office was called to a home on the 5500 block of Church Road around 9:30 a.m.

The coroner is still working to identify the person who was killed, so he could not release any information about the age or gender.

It is not clear what caused the fire or if there were any other people inside the home at the time.

This is a developing story and will be updated as 5 On Your Side receives more information.