(Bloxom, Va) - An Eastern Shore of Virginia man is dead following a mobile home fire. Virginia State Police day it happened late Monday January 29, 2018, at a home on Wayne Drive. When firefighters arrived they found 61 year old Donald Wayne Taylor inside the badly damaged home. The town of Bloxom has requested assistance from arson investigators with Virginia State Police.

According to authorities a preliminary investigation found Taylor died from smoke inhalation. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.