Fayetteville fire crews responding to a call for a house fire Sunday evening discovered a man dead in a storage shed behind a house on Cardigan Court.
Fire crews responded to a call of a house fire at 5404 Cardigan Court just before 7:30 p.m. When they arrived on scene, it was determined that the house itself was not on fire, but a storage shed behind it was.
After extinguishing the flames, a the body of a deceased male was found in the shed. Police have identified the victim as William Pittman, 54.
The cause of death has not been released, pending results from the medical examiner.
The investigation is ongoing with members of the Fire Investigation Team, Fayetteville Police Department and SBI coordinating efforts.