Morgan County Sheriff's Office releases names of fire victims

5 years 9 months 6 days ago Tuesday, December 16 2014 Dec 16, 2014 Tuesday, December 16, 2014 3:10:00 PM CST December 16, 2014 in News
By: Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

BARNETT - The Morgan County Sheriff's Office has released new information regarding a fire that claimed the lives of two individuals on Friday, Dec. 12.

The Sheriff's Office stated 28 year old Joelle C. Lawson of Barnett and her two-year-old daughter died in the fire. Due to the age of the child, her name will not be released.

The cause of the fire was believed to be an artificial Christmas tree in the living room.

The official cause of death is still pending lab results.

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