Woman, 62, dies in Jasper Co. house fire

Woman, 62, dies in Jasper Co. house fire

JASPER COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - Officials in Jasper County are investigating after a 62-year-old woman died in a house fire Wednesday in the Rose Hill community.

Sheriff Randy Johnson said the fire that killed Ethel Dukes sparked inside a home on County Road 20 around 11:30 a.m. Johnson said Dukes was home alone at the time.

Johnson said no foul play is suspected at this time, and the blaze is being investigated by the State Fire Marshal's Office.