Man's body found after north Fla. home explodes


Published: Monday, May 20, 2013 at 9:54 a.m.
Last Modified: Monday, May 20, 2013 at 9:54 a.m.

YULEE — The body of a man was found following an explosion inside a north Florida mobile home.

Nassau County Sheriff Bill Leeper told the Florida Times-Union (http://bit.ly/19UinZj ) a neighbor called 911 about 1:20 a.m. Sunday after hearing an explosion.

Leeper says there were multiple propane tanks around the house. Some of them exploded.

The sheriff's office and the state fire marshal's office are investigating.

The name of the dead man has not been released.

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