LAFITTE, La. - A 54-year-old man died after a mobile home caught fire last night in Lafitte.

The incident occurred around 11:15 pm in the 5600 block of Fisher in Lafitte.

According to Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office spokesman John Fortunato, firefighters from the Lafitte-Barataria-Crown Point Volunteer Fire Company responded, and after extinguishing the fire, discovered the body. The victim was pronounced dead on the scene.

An autopsy will be performed by the JP Coroners Office in order to determine the cause of death.

The identity of the man was not released.

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