DARIEN, Conn. -- A 73-year-old orthopedic surgeon from Darien died in an overnight fire in a multimillion-dollar home in Chatham on Cape Cod, according to NECN.com.
The victim's former attorney identified the victim as Dr. Robert George, a native of Darien, who owned the home on Stage Island Road, NECN said.
The cause of the fire, which was reported at 10:15 p.m. Monday, has not been determined, NECN said. The $2.3 million home appears to be a total loss, NECN said.
George was arrested in Darien in March on charges of assaulting his wife after a dispute over calling a substance abuse counselor for him turned violent, the Daily Voice reported last year. He was arrested in the fall on charges of violating a protective order by contacting his wife, the Darien News reported.
George was a former member of the Emergency Medical Services Review Committee and a former member of the District III Representative Town Meeting.
Read the full story on the fatal fire here at the website for New England Cable News.
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