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Coroner: 1 killed in Tishomingo County fire

Man dies in house fire near Iuka (Alvin Ivy)

The fire happened Tuesday afternoon in the Bethlehem Church community.

Posted: Jan 23, 2019 9:24 AM
Updated: Feb 11, 2019 7:12 PM

TISHOMINGO, Miss. (WTVA) - One person was killed in a house fire Tuesday in Tishomingo County, according to Coroner Mack Wilemon.

He identified the victim as Linda Kay Taylor, 58, of Tishomingo.

The fire happened sometime near 5:30 p.m. in the Bethlehem Church community, approximately three miles north of Tishomingo.

Wilemon said other people were there at the time of the fire and tried to save Taylor. 

No other injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. 

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