Duderstadt (dpa / lni) - A 73-year-old man was found lifeless in an apartment fire in Duderstadt.

Rescue workers could only determine the death of the tenant, as the police announced on Tuesday.

Another resident of the apartment building in the Hilkerode district was taken to a hospital with suspected smoke gas poisoning.

Why the fire broke out in the morning is still unclear.

The apartment is considered uninhabitable and has been confiscated by the police.

Police report