One Person Dies in Sunday House Fire

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Lauderdale County, Mississippi One person has died following a Sunday afternoon house fire.

Lauderdale County firefighters were called to a house on Old Country Club Road East around 4:30. Upon arrival, they discovered the home was fully involved. Investigators later discovered one person dead inside of the home. Lauderdale County Coroner Clayton Cobler says the victim, a 75-year old female, will be transported to Jackson for an autopsy.

The state fire marshal will assist in the investigation to determine what may have started the fire.