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CARLINVILLE, IL. (KMOX) - An 87 year old Macoupin County Illinois man was killed in a home explosion early Thursday morning.

Sheriff’s deputies say when they arrived they found the one story brick home had been leveled and they discovered the body of Thomas Barnard.

It’s suspected that a natural gas build up caused the explosion.  An investigation is underway.

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