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UPDATE: Providence Police have just released the name of the person killed at the scene of the Sophia Street fire from Wednesday night.

Police say Michael Diraimo, 41, has been positively identified by the Medical Examiner's office.

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UPDATE: Providence Police have announced that the death of a man found at a fire scene on Sophia Street Wednesday night has been ruled a homicide.

The man's identity has not yet been released.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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ABC6 News has learned that Providence Fire Crews are on the scene of a fatal fire.

The fire broke out shortly after 10 p.m. Wednesday night, at 39 Sophia St. in Providence.

Officials confirm to ABC6 News that one person has died in the fire, but their identity has not yet been released.

ABC6 News has a crew following this story, and will bring you the latest when available.

 

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