• Investigators: Man dies after fire in Granite Falls


    GRANITE FALLS, N.C. - Caldwell County investigators hope an autopsy will provide more answers after a man was found dead at a fire.

    Eyewitnesses said two men were working on a deer stand in Granite Falls when the fire broke out.

    When firefighters arrived, they found Junior Jackson dead with severe burns.  

    Friends said Jackson smoked cigars and may have collapsed before the fire.

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