Updated 06/09/20 11:15 a.m.
Lee County Coroner Carolyn Green identified the man as Quincy Shannon.
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SALTILLO, Miss. (WTVA) - A fatal house fire claimed the life of one male victim and a family pet.
Saltillo Fire Chief Mark Nowell said firefighters received a call around 6:40 p.m. Saturday.
They responded to a house fire on Walnut Street.
Firefighters found a male victim upon entry into the home.
The cause of the death and fire are both under routine investigation by the State Fire Marshal and the Lee County coroner.
The body is being sent to Pearl for an autopsy.
Lee County Coroner Carolyn Green said she will release the identity of the victim Monday.