- Associated Press - Wednesday, March 11, 2015

EDGEFIELD, S.C. (AP) - Authorities say a 24-year-old woman and two of her children have died in a fire at their Edgefield County home.

Investigators told media outlets that firefighters were called to the home a few miles east of Edgefield around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday.

The coroner’s office said Laterrious Watkins and her two children, 2-year-old Aubrey McKie and 1-year-old Jacob McKie Jr. died in the fire.

Edgefield County deputies are trying to determine the cause of the blaze.

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