Man dies in Putnam County apartment fire, investigation underway

(MGN Online)

A man was found dead inside an apartment in Putnam County.

The Putnam County Sheriff's Office said a 57-year-old man found unresponsive at an apartment complex along Benton Young Road on Tuesday.

The call came in at about 1 p.m. and the man was immediately taken to a Cookeville hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The cause of the blaze is under investigation and the man's identity has not been released. His body has been sent for an autopsy,

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