ACCOMACK COUNTY, Va. (WVEC) -- Authorities have identified the man killed in the house fire that took place just outside of Melfa yesterday morning.

The fire was reported around 1 a.m. in the 30000 block of Lankford Highway.

When first responders arrived, they found smoke coming from the house and discovered 47-year-old Shorn Eugene Nock inside.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation, but authorities say a stove in the kitchen is likely to blame.

No additional information is available at this time.