Coroner identifies body found in burned apartment

CHICO, Calif. - The Butte County Coroner's Office has identified the man who died in a fire at the Villa Serena apartment complex in Chico Friday afternoon.  The man has been identified as 31-year-old Mark Dixon of Chico.

The fire started around 3 p.m. at the apartment in the 2300 block of Floral Avenue in Chico.  When fire crews arrived, the apartment was fully involved.  Firefighters extinguished the fire and found his body inside.  

The Butte County Coroner's Office said they won't know the cause of Dixon's death for 4 to 6 weeks.

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