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The victim of a fire in Tishomingo County has died.

Posted: Mar. 16, 2018 10:30 AM
Updated: Mar. 16, 2018 10:48 AM

Editor's Note: This article has been modified to reflect the latest information provided by the Tishomingo County Coroner's Office.

TISHOMINGO COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - The victim of a fire in Tishomingo County has died.

Tishomingo County Coroner Mack Wilemon says the man died Wednesday night at Regional One in Memphis.

On Wednesday, emergency responders went to a home on County Road 396 near Pickwick Lake.

Wilemon says the 81-year-old man apparently stepped backward into a propane heater, which burned his clothing.

The man was identified as Herman Stephens.

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