Body discovered in Hancock blaze identified

awomack@macon.comSeptember 10, 2013 

The body discovered Monday morning inside a burned home in Hancock County has been identified.

The man has been identified as 59-year-old Gary Spain, caretaker of the property, according to the state fire marshal’s office.

Investigators still are waiting for results of tests performed by the GBI to determine how Spain died, said Glenn Allen, a spokesman for the office.

Workers arriving to remove brush from the property, located at 1950 Log Cabin Road, discovered the house ablaze Monday morning. It’s unclear when the fire started.

Information from Telegraph archives was used in this report. To contact writer Amy Leigh Womack, call 744-4398.

The Telegraph is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service