MELFA, Va. – A man was found dead inside a burning home in Accomack County early Thursday morning.
The Melfa Fire Department was called around 1 a.m. to respond to the fire at a home at 30098 Lankford Highway.
The fire department was able to extinguish the fire, but later found the man deceased inside the home. He has been identified as 47-year-old Shorn Eugene Nock.
The fire was caused by the stove being left on.
The home is a total loss.
The investigation is still ongoing and is under criminal investigation.