Police release name of elderly man found dead after fire

By Suzanne Proulx

Police release name of elderly man found dead after fire

October 28, 2013 Updated Oct 28, 2013 at 2:16 PM EST

Johnson City, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Johnson City Police released the name of a man found dead in a Johnson City home after a weekend fire.

Michael Chalachan, 93, was found dead in his Albany Avenue home Sunday afternoon.

Johnson City Fire Department responded around 12:45 p.m. When crews got there, they found the Chalachan dead in the kitchen.

Johnson City Police do not suspect any foul play and the cause of death has not been determined.

The Fire Marshal said it's possible the flames trapped the man inside.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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