Body recovered after fire reported at Montgomery County home

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Body found near home in Montgomery County. (Montgomery County Sheriff's Office)

The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fire at a home in Patton Village as a homicide, investigators said.

According to officials, a body was recovered near the home.

Firefighters responded to the house fire early Wednesday morning on South Lakeview.

Police had been searching for Aaron Phillips and 37-year-old Jason Gilbert -- the last known occupants of the home.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Montgomery County Fire Marshal's Office at (936) 538-8288.

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