Missouri mother and son pulled from fire die
POPLAR BLUFF (AP) - A southeast Missouri mother and son who were pulled from a fire at their home last week have died.
Authorities said 43-year-old Tesson Trube died Tuesday in a burn unit at a St. Louis hospital. Her 25-year-old son, Uriah Nelson, died Monday at a Memphis, Tennessee, hospital. Both died of smoke inhalation.
The Poplar Bluff Daily American Republic reported firefighters rescued the two from their home in Poplar Bluff during a fire early Sunday.
Fire Chief Ralph Stucker said he was notified Wednesday the two had died.
Investigators determined the fire was accidental, possibly from an electrical malfunction.