Authorities investigating deadly house fire in Shawnee County

Shawnee County, KANSAS – According to the police officials, this unfortunate incident occurred around 7:45 a.m. Sunday.

It happened in the 300 block of NE Spruce Lane in Topeka.

Topeka Fire Department crews responded to a report of a house fire.

The Topeka Fire Department crews found a victim and removed him from the house.

Authorities say the victim died under suspicious circumstances.

He was later identified as 29-year-old Palmer Thompson.

This incident remains under investigation.

Please call the Topeka Police Criminal Investigation Bureau at 785-368-9500 if you have any information about this incident.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.