- 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.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide