There were two fires over the course of the weekend, one that was linked to a death.

The Sedalia Police and Fire Department responded to a fire on Saturday (December 5) at 663 East 10th. The entire south side of the home was on fire. The Sedalia Fire Department found a man inside and he was pronounced dead later at Bothwell Regional Health Center. No further details have been released by the Sedalia Police or Fire Department.

Sedalia Police responded on Friday morning (December 4) to the 2100 Block of South Grand in reference to a men's bathroom having fire damage inside. The Sedalia Police Department reported it was obvious that someone tried to set fire to the building and caused $500 in damages in the initial report.