Authorities say man had heart problems before Lincoln fire

Posted By: Channel 8 Eyewitness News

An autopsy shows that a Lincoln man died of a heart episode before a fire broke out at his home near 20th and Calvert in March of 2016.

The body of 71-year-old Gary Tunnison was found in a garage that had been converted into a living space.

Inspectors say the fire started from a cigar, that was dropped during his heart failure.