- Associated Press - Monday, November 24, 2014

NEWTON GROVE, N.C. (AP) - One person has been found dead following a weekend house fire in Sampson County.,

Sheriff’s Capt. Eric Pope told local media outlets the fire was reported around 1 a.m. Saturday in Newton Grove. Pope said firefighters found a body in the remains of the home after the fire was extinguished.

The name of the victim has not been released while relatives are notified.

Pope said there were no signs of foul play, but the cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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