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Remove the spark plug and see if the engine will spin free, it may have fluid on top of the piston. At same time, check for spark at the plug with it grounded.
did you drain the fuel bowl on the carburetor to see if it may have water in it?
Does it spin free with spark plug out, and do you have spark?
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Does it have spark?
Next would be to check the valves!
briggs engine, locate the coil next to the flywheel and remove the small black kill wire and try spark again. No spark with kill wire removed, bad coil. If it has spark, the kill circuit is grounding out the spark,
I see question still open, did you find coil to be bad?