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Coroner: Southern Illinois house fire kills 2

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By Brendan Marks By Brendan Marks

BONNIE, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois state fire investigators are trying to determine what caused a fire in a mobile home that killed two brothers in southern Illinois' Jefferson County.

Coroner Eddie Joe Marks says 73-year-old Don Melton and 72-year-old Gary Melton died at the scene of the blaze early this morning in their home near Bonnie.
 
Authorities say one victim was found in the living room, the other in a bedroom.
 
Marks says foul play is not suspected.
 
Illinois State Police are assisting the Illinois State Fire Marshal's office in the investigation.
 
Bonnie is about 35 miles northeast of Carbondale.

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