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Body found in attic next day after Friday morning Queens fire

ELMHURST, Queens— FDNY officials  discovered a man's body in the attic of a burned-out Queens home after returning to the scene Saturday, police said.

Flames broke out at a home on Case Street between Elmhurst and Whitney avenues before 5:30 a.m. Friday, according to FDNY.

More than a dozen firefighters battled the massive blaze for more than 2 hours, FDNY said.

On Saturday, fire officials returned to the incinerated multi-family home and found an unconscious and unresponsive  39-year-old  male  inside.

EMS  pronounced the victim deceased at the scene.

No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.