Texarkana, AR Fire Marshal IDs victim of fatal house fire - KSLA News 12 Shreveport, Louisiana News Weather & Sports

Texarkana, AR Fire Marshal IDs victim of fatal house fire

(Source: Fred Gamble/KSLA News 12) (Source: Fred Gamble/KSLA News 12)
TEXARKANA, AR (KSLA) -

One of the two victims in a fatal Texarkana, Arkansas house fire has been identified.

44-year-old Winston Whitfield II was killed in a house fire on the 1000 block of Laurel Street on Friday, October 14, according to the Texarkana Fire Marshal.

Investigators have not yet identified the cause of the fire.

However, the Texarkana Fire Marshal says the house had no utilities and was supposed to be vacant at the time.

Police are still trying to identify the second victim, who they say was burned beyond recognition.

Both bodies are being taken to Little Rock, AR for an autopsy.

KSLA News 12 will update this story here online and on air as new information becomes available.

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