Charred body found in Bay County convenience store fire

BAY COUNTY, Fla. – A fatal fire in which a man’s charred body was found inside a Bay County convenience store is being investigated. Panama City Police say a fire borke out at Mr. Mart on Beck Avenue and 11th Court around 8:00 p.m. Thursday night, and upon inspection officers found the man in the fire debris. There were no other injuries reported. Authorities are working to determine the cause of the blaze and how the victim died.