IUKA, Miss. (WTVA) -- A Tishomingo County coroner has confirmed the identity of a person who died in a house fire Sunday.
Tishomingo County Coroner Mack Wilemon says the person has been positively identified as James Matthew Willard, 44.
Wilemon says Willard's death was ruled an accident and was caused by soot and smoke inhalation.
The fire occurred at the North Crossroads community in Iuka around 1 a.m.