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Body found in burning Jacksonville strip club that city officials are trying to close

Mascara's Gentlemen's Club

The body of a man found inside a Jacksonville strip club Sunday night will undergo an autopsy Monday to determine how he died.

A security guard called 911 to report smoke in the building. Sgt. Edwin Cayenne with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said that firefighters found the body at Mascaras Gentleman’s Club on Southside Boulevard about 10:10 p.m.

It’s not clear why the man was in the building or who he was. Mascaras was closed at the time of the fire, according to Cayenne.

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