Montgomery County Man Found Dead In Wildfire Identified


MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – A man found dead in a Montgomery County wildfire has been identified.

Montgomery County Coroner Allan Pratt says Joseph Henson, 63, died of natural causes and not from the October 27th fire.

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An autopsy confirmed Henson’s cause of death.

It’s possible Henson had a heart attack.

The Mississippi Forestry Commission says Henson was burning off a field when the flames quickly spread and got of control.