Victim identified in Jackson fatal fire

January 7, 2013 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

Hinds County Coroner Sharon Grisham-Stewart has identified the victim in Saturday’s fatal house fire in Jackson, WLBT reported.

Grisham-Stewart said a preliminary investigation shows 58-year-old Oscar Scott died of smoke inhalation. An autopsy is scheduled for Monday.

A call came in about 4:15 p.m. Saturday at 1777 Southaven Circle. When crews arrived, flames could be seen shooting from the side of the home along with heavy smoke.