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Coroner identifies victim of fatal Lee County fire

Updated Article - Lee County Coroner Carolyn Green has identified the man who died in an overnight house fire.

Posted: Jul 19, 2019 8:19 AM
Updated: Jul 19, 2019 12:48 PM

PALMETTO, Miss. (WTVA) - An overnight house fire claimed the life of a 46-year-old man in Lee County.

The fire happened Thursday night on County Road 325 in the Palmetto community.

The man's wife first confirmed the death. She told WTVA she was at work at the time of the fire. 

Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson and Lee County Coroner Carolyn Green later confirmed the death. 

Green identified the man as Cedric White.

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