Stove Fire Kills Cleveland Man

Cleveland, OH - A stove fire took the life of a 56-year-old man Saturday afternoon.

The fire started in the kitchen stove at 12416 Mortimer Avenue near W. 128th Street. The fire smoldered itself out by the time firefighters arrived.

According to the Cuyahoga County Coroners Office, the victim is 56-year-old Elroy Reiman.

Reiman's brother found him dead face down in the kitchen. An autopsy has not yet been completed and cause of death has not been determined.

19 Action News will have more on this developing story as updates become available.