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Man found dead inside burning home in southeast Houston

Houston Chronicle logo Houston Chronicle 9/18/2020 Julian Gill, Houston Chronicle
a traffic light is lit up at night: A man was found dead Thursday in a burning home in the 6500 block of Hogue, police said. © OnScene TV

A man was found dead Thursday in a burning home in the 6500 block of Hogue, police said.

Houston firefighters on Thursday found a man dead in his living room while battling a house fire in south Houston, according to police.

Investigators said the fire appeared to be intentionally set. Police did not say how the man died.

Firefighters initially responded to the fire at 5 p.m. in the 6500 block of Hogue. They kept the fire contained to two rooms, according to OnScene TV. No other information was immediately available.

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