- Associated Press - Saturday, August 27, 2016

PICKENS, S.C. (AP) - The Pickens County coroner says a husband and wife were killed in a house fire in the Sunset community.

Coroner Kandy Kelley said in a statement on Saturday that 70-year-old Robert Leon Talley and 83-year-old Louise E. Talley died from smoke inhalation.

Kelley said the couple was pronounced dead at the scene of the fire, which occurred around 9:30 p.m. Friday.

The Pickens County Sheriff’s Office and the State Law Enforcement Division are investigating the cause of the fire.

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