Jamal Wells, 18, died on the scene, Lee County Coroner Carolyn Gillentine-Green said. An autopsy will be performed today and results will be in early next week.
Wells had just started his senior year of high school.
The fire took place at 113 Jones St. in Verona. Verona Fire Department officials say they got the fire call at 2:58 a.m. Saturday.
The fire is still under investigation.
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