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Man's name released

VERMILION COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) -- The name of the man whose body was found in a home after a fire has been released.

Coroner Jane McFadden says an autopsy will be conducted on Jay Hein, 51, of Danville, Thursday.

Crews arrived to the home on Bayview Drive, about 9:30 am, Wednesday. After the fire was put out, Hein's body was found inside the home. 

Police arrested a 19-year old man on preliminary charges of murder and arson. His name will not be released until he is formally charged.

The cause of the fire has not been determined. 

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