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NOW TRENDING: Robbery suspect stuck in chimney

Posted at 2:47 PM, Nov 30, 2015
and last updated 2015-11-30 17:47:36-05

A 19-year-old robbery suspect is dead after becoming stuck in a chimney, according to ABC News.

Authorities believe the young man climbed into the chimney in an attempt to break into the home last Friday night and became stuck.

On Saturday, the unsuspecting resident lit and fire and the would-be burglar began to scream.

The flames were immediately extinguished, but it was too late.

Although firefighters say that the man was still breathing when they first started the rescue attempt, he was dead by the time they pulled him out.