Police Identify Man Found Dead in Avon House Fire

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Police have identified the man found dead after a fire in Avon Tuesday morning.

Firefighters responded to the home on Far Hills Drive after a fire alarm went off around 7:40 a.m.

The victim, later identified as 35-year-old Brent Rydin, was found dead in the garage, where the fire is believed to have started.

Rydin was the son of the home's owners, according to police. He was down from Massachusetts to help move items from the home, they said. The home was about to be sold.

Avon police said the homeowners were not hurt.

Police said they are working with the state’s attorney’s office and the state police fire unit to determine what caused the fire.

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