Samuel Helsley, of 335 Arendtsville Road in Biglerville, Butler Township, Adams County, died in a fire at his house on Thursday around 1 a.m., according to the release.
He was found in his bedroom on the floor next to his bed, according to the police.
The fire was ruled accidental and was caused by faulty wires in the basement, according to investigators and state fire marshals.
Helsley's exact cause of death has not been released.
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