1 dead in Autryville-area fire


By Sherry Matthews - [email protected]



One person is believed dead following a house fire in the Autryville area that was reported Sunday night.

According to early reports from the Sampson County Sheriff’s Office, a body was discovered in the charred remains of a 100 Irvin Road residence. Foul play is not suspected.

Sheriff’s Capt. Eric Pope confirmed that a body had been discovered.Identity of the victim has not been released.

The fire, he said, was reported at 8:26 p.m.

No further details were available at press time.

By Sherry Matthews

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