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Oak Grove fire victim identified

House where Oak grove woman died in fire Wednesday morning House where Oak grove woman died in fire Wednesday morning
LAMAR COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

The victim in the Wednesday morning fatal fire in Oak Grove has been identified.

Lamar County Deputy Coroner Anna Miller says the victim is 38-year-old Donna Simmons Knight.

The fire broke out at about 1:00 a.m. at a home in the 2000 block of Old Highway 24. Fire officials said by the time they arrived at the home it was to late to save the woman. The fire apparently started in the rear of the home. The victims body was found in the den.

Smith says the cause of the fire is under investigation, but it does appear to be accidental. The state fire marshal's office is assisting in the investigation.

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