The Muskogee Now is reporting that a man has died after he was found inside a home that was purposely set on fire in Muskogee Friday.
Muskogee Police officials said the body of Gary Lemonie, 65, was found burned inside a home in the 1100 block of Maple Street.
Police believe the fire may have been caused by arson, but that is still under investigation officials said.
Officials said a neighbor helped other victims out of the home through a window.
According to neighbors, Lemonie was a former gym teacher at Tony Goetz Elementary School, officials said.
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