Paulo Salazar

About Paulo Salazar

Paulo comes to us from San Antonio, Texas. He graduated from Mississippi State University in 2007 and loves his MSU Bulldogs. Paulo has been with WCBI News over four years and curerently serves as the Weekend Anchor and weekly reporter. To contact him feel free to email him at or follow him on twitter @paulosalazar34.

Video: Man Dies in House Fire

ABERDEEN, Miss. (WCBI) – A house fire claims the life of an Aberdeen man Friday morning.

The call came in around 10:20 of a home billowing of smoke. According to Monroe County Coroner Alan Gurley, 36 year old Edward Leshawn Walker was pronounced dead at the scene.

Aberdeen Fire Department along with Aberdeen Police responded to the blaze. When firefighters entered the home at 103 Century Drive, Walker was found in the bedroom bathroom. He was pulled to safety but paramedics were unable to revive him. Walker was staying with a friend but was the only one home at the time.

State Fire Marshals are conducting an investigation. It appears Walker died of smoke inhalation.