JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - While you were sleeping an elderly man is dead in a house fire and police say they suspect foul play. This morning police are searching for a suspect.
Police told us just before 7am they are looking for a suspect described as a white male, 5'6'' or 5'7'', around 120lbs. He was wearing shorts and a had a black and white back pack. He is described as being in his late teens or early 20's.
Sgt. T.K. Waters with JSO's homicide unit said the suspect was wearing a green shirt. The man taken from the house was pronounced dead at the scene after a neighbor noticed the flames coming from the home on Mimosa Drive near Emerson Street around 11 p.m. Wednesday night.
If you have any information about anyone suspicious in the area you're asked to call JSO.