Man wanted in connection to fatal Chilton County fire captured

Man wanted in connection to fatal Chilton County fire captured

CHILTON CO., AL (WSFA) - A man who was wanted in connection to a fatal house fire in Chilton County has been taken into custody.

According to the Chilton County Sheriff's Office, Dustin Wade Martin has been taken into custody after a ground search near County Road 2 and County Road 73. During the search, authorities advised residents in the area to lock their doors and call 911 if they saw anything suspicious.

Martin was being sought in connection to a single-story fatal house fire that occurred around 9 a.m. in the area of Chilton County Road 781 and 203. When first responders arrived on the scene they found the home fully engulfed in flames.

Once the fire was extinguished, investigators found the body of a person inside. The identity of that person is being withheld until family has been notified.

No other details about Martin's capture of the fatal fire have been released.

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