A morning house fire in Sweetwater Tuesday claimed a man's life.

It happened in the 1500 block of Highway 68 around 7:00 a.m.

According to a release, McMinn County firefighters responded to the fire and found the body of Keith Isbill.

The victim's body has been sent to the University of Tennessee Forensic Medical Center for autopsy to determine the cause of death.

The cause of the fire is also under investigation.

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