An elderly man was found dead inside his home on the Surry Road in Ellsworth just before 11 a.m. on Tuesday.

The victim has been identified as Roice Saunders, 93, according to a news release from the Maine Department of Public Safety.

Fire damage was confined to the living room of the house, which is where the man’s body was found by firefighters, the release said.

The State Fire Marshal’s Office now attempting to determine the cause of the fire.