Fire at Courtesy Motel

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Police and firemen survey the damage to a room after a fire at the Courtesy Motel on 15th Street on Sunday night, Jan. 6, 2013. A man's body was found in the room after the fire was put out, but the official cause of death was unknown. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Vonda Knight was staying in the motel room above the room that caught fire at the Courtesy Motel on 15th Street on Sunday night, Jan. 6, 2013. A man's body was found in the room after the fire was put out, but the official cause of death was unknown. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Police and firemen survey the damage to a room after a fire at the Courtesy Motel on 15th Street on Sunday night, Jan. 6, 2013. A man's body was found in the room after the fire was put out, but the official cause of death was unknown. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Police and firemen survey the damage to a room after a fire at the Courtesy Motel on 15th Street on Sunday night, Jan. 6, 2013. A man's body was found in the room after the fire was put out, but the official cause of death was unknown. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Police and firemen survey the damage to a room after a fire at the Courtesy Motel on 15th Street on Sunday night, Jan. 6, 2013. A man's body was found in the room after the fire was put out, but the official cause of death was unknown. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Karla Lawrence, 25, was staying in the adjoining motel room during a single-room fire at the Courtesy Motel on 15th Street on Sunday night, Jan. 6, 2013. A man's body was found in the room after the fire was put out, but the official cause of death was unknown. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Police and firemen survey the damage to a room after a fire at the Courtesy Motel on 15th Street on Sunday night, Jan. 6, 2013. A man's body was found in the room after the fire was put out, but the official cause of death was unknown. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Police and firemen survey the damage to a room after a fire at the Courtesy Motel on 15th Street on Sunday night, Jan. 6, 2013. A man's body was found in the room after the fire was put out, but the official cause of death was unknown. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Police and firemen survey the damage to a room after a fire at the Courtesy Motel on 15th Street on Sunday night, Jan. 6, 2013. A man's body was found in the room after the fire was put out, but the official cause of death was unknown. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Police and firemen survey the damage to a room after a fire at the Courtesy Motel on 15th Street on Sunday night, Jan. 6, 2013. A man's body was found in the room after the fire was put out, but the official cause of death was unknown. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Police and firemen survey the damage to a room after a fire at the Courtesy Motel on 15th Street on Sunday night, Jan. 6, 2013. A man's body was found in the room after the fire was put out, but the official cause of death was unknown. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Police and firemen survey the damage to a room after a fire at the Courtesy Motel on 15th Street on Sunday night, Jan. 6, 2013. A man's body was found in the room after the fire was put out, but the official cause of death was unknown. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Police and firemen survey the damage to a room after a fire at the Courtesy Motel on 15th Street on Sunday night, Jan. 6, 2013. A man's body was found in the room after the fire was put out, but the official cause of death was unknown. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Karla Lawrence, 25, (right) was staying in the adjoining motel room during a single-room fire at the Courtesy Motel on 15th Street on Sunday night, Jan. 6, 2013. A man's body was found in the room after the fire was put out, but the official cause of death was unknown. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Police and firemen survey the damage to a room after a fire at the Courtesy Motel on 15th Street on Sunday night, Jan. 6, 2013. A man's body was found in the room after the fire was put out, but the official cause of death was unknown. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Police and firemen survey the damage to a room after a fire at the Courtesy Motel on 15th Street on Sunday night, Jan. 6, 2013. A man's body was found in the room after the fire was put out, but the official cause of death was unknown. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Police and firemen survey the damage to a room after a fire at the Courtesy Motel on 15th Street on Sunday night, Jan. 6, 2013. A man's body was found in the room after the fire was put out, but the official cause of death was unknown. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Police and firemen survey the damage to a room after a fire at the Courtesy Motel on 15th Street on Sunday night, Jan. 6, 2013. A man's body was found in the room after the fire was put out, but the official cause of death was unknown. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Police and firemen survey the damage to a room after a fire at the Courtesy Motel on 15th Street on Sunday night, Jan. 6, 2013. A man's body was found in the room after the fire was put out, but the official cause of death was unknown. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF

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Firefighters found a man dead Sunday night in the back of his room at the Courtesy Motel on 15th Street after they extinguished a fire on Sunday night, Jan. 6, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF. Read the full story here.

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