1 dead in house fire in Texarkana, AR - KSLA News 12 Shreveport, Louisiana News Weather & Sports


Man killed in Texarkana house fire identified


Texarkana, Arkansas fire officials have identified the man killed in a house fire early Thursday morning.

Fire Marshal Stephen Johnson says their preliminary investigation has revealed that it was 54-year-old Jonathan Michael Studebaker, who lived alone in the home at the corner of Dudley and Vernal streets.

A neighbor called 911 after they saw the home engulfed in flames around 2:30 a.m.

Studebaker's body was found near a door of the home, which was destroyed in the blaze.

Fire officials are still investigating the cause of the fire, but Johnson says foul play is not suspected.

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