- Associated Press - Thursday, February 4, 2016

NEVADA, Iowa (AP) - Authorities say a man who was found dead after a suspicious fire was likely killed by a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

A Nevada (nuh-VAYE’-duh) police news release announced Thursday that preliminary autopsy results show 36-year-old Adam Blazek died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound after a fire extensively damaged his home in the Story County city of Nevada

The fire was reported about 3:20 a.m. Thursday. Firefighters say the house was engulfed in flames.

The man’s body was found inside.

Officials described the fire as suspicious. It’s under investigation.

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