An investigation is underway into a house fire in Kemper County. The fire was discovered around 7:30 a.m. Monday by someone passing by.
"We received a call from a logger, a truck driver," said Kemper County Sheriff Sam Tisdale. "He reported that a house was on fire and my officers dispatched firefighters, and after they got there and went through the rubble they discovered a body."
The victim was David Hoyt, 52. Investigators say he lived alone. An investigation is underway to determine the exact cause of death.
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