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RCMP are investigating the cause of the fire and the cause of death with help from the fire marshal and coroner.

RCMP, the fire marshal and coroner services are investigating a fatal house fire that occurred near Havelock on Wednesday night.

The body of a 30-year-old man was discovered inside a home on Steeves Settlement Road at about 8:55 p.m., Cpl. Dan Poirier, of the Riverview detachment, said in a statement.

An autopsy is scheduled to be performed today to determine the cause of death, he said.

The cause of the fire has not yet been determined.

The identity of the man will not be released until family members have been properly notified, Poirier said.