UPDATE: Authorities Investigate Deadly Alcorn County House Fire

RIENZI, Miss. (AP) – Authorities are investigating a fire that killed two people at a home in rural Alcorn County.

Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell told the Daily Corinthian that a man and a woman died in Sunday night’s fire at a home on County Road 400 in Rienzi.

Sheriff Caldwell said the victims’ remains were sent to Jackson for an autopsy.

Alcorn EMA Director Ricky Gibens says the victims have been identified as Reba Huggins, 65, and Lou Mahler, 84.

Gibens says they do not suspect foul play, and they expect it to be ruled an accident.

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