Authorities say the body of a man missing since a fire in his western Pennsylvania home more than three weeks ago has been found in the burned-out structure.
The Washington County coroner's office said a fire restoration company found the remains of 53-year-old Edward Kerns shortly before noon Monday in the South Franklin Township home.
The coroner's office said the home was searched after the Dec. 3 fire, and a missing persons report was filed by relatives.
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The cause of death is pending further investigation and state police are investigating.