A 26-year-old Washington Park man died in a house fire early Monday morning.
St. Clair County Deputy Coroner Dean Darnall identified the victim as Arnold Lark, who was pronounced dead at 5 a.m. Monday.
Lark was the only one inside the house located at 4711 Hallows Ave. in Washington Park. The house was destroyed by the fire.
The Illinois State Fire Marshall is investigating the cause.
A cause of death for Lark is still being determined. Darnall said the results of an autopsy performed on Lark are pending the outcome of the fire investigation.
Washington Park, State Park and Camp Jackson fire departments battled the fire.