Fatality confirmed in Kershaw house fire

Fatality confirmed in Kershaw house fire

Fatality confirmed in Kershaw house fire

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by ELIZABETH THOMAS / WCNC.com

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WCNC.com

Posted on December 27, 2012 at 2:33 PM

Updated Thursday, Oct 24 at 7:26 PM

KERSHAW, S.C. -- The Lancaster County Sheriff's Office confirms a fatality in a house fire in Kershaw.

Crews are working the scene in the 300 block of East Marion Street.

While firefighters fought the flames, the body of 34-year-old Adam Whitley was found inside the home.

Lancaster County Sheriff's Investigators have taken over the scene and launched an investigation. They say Whitey's body is scheduled for an autopsy, but at this point, there appears to be no signs of foul play.

The fire is believed to have started in the living room area of the home, where several extension cords and an electric heater were found plugged-in to the wall.

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