One found dead in Nokomis house fire

One person was found dead following a house fire in Nokomis.

Sarasota County deputies and firefighters responded to the home in the 700 block of Florence Street, along with Nokomis firefighters. 

After the fire was extinguished, they found one deceased person while searching the home, fire officials say. No other information was provided, including the cause of death or identity of the body.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office at (941) 861-4900. You can report anonymously to Crime Stoppers at (941) 366-8477 or