(KMOV.com) -- A man was found dead in his Washington Park, Illinois home after it had gone up in flames.
The man has been identified as Alfredo Coates. Fire crews responded to the home in the 6000 block of Forest Boulevard around 6 a.m. on Friday. Coates was well known in his neighborhood and worked as a mechanic.
After firefighters put out the fire, they discovered Coates did not make it out of the home.