Man dies in NSW unit fire

A man has died in a unit fire in the Riverina overnight.

About 1am, Wednesday 11 November 2015, emergency services were called to Lachlan Street, Hay, where they found a unit well-alight.

The fire was extinguished; however, the unit was extensively damaged.


The body of a man was located during a search of the premises.

A post mortem examination will be conducted to formally identify the man and determine cause of death.

Officers from Deniliquin Local Area Command attended and established a crime scene.

An investigation into the circumstances of the fire is underway.

It is not believed to be suspicious at this early stage of the investigation.