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State Police: One dead after explosion in Steuben County

State Police have confirmed that one person was killed after a homemade explosive detonated inside a Lindley home.

The incident took place in Steuben County, and according to police, was not drug-related. The incident took place in the garage attached to the home.

The home was located on State Line Road, and the incident was reported a little before 2 pm on Friday.



While originally called in as a wood stove explosion, authorities quickly determined that a wood stove was not the cause of the explosion.

The type of device was not specified by law enforcement, but they say the investigation is ongoing.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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