Trailer fire leaves one person dead

 

A man died in a trailer fire on Sturgis Maben Road in southwest Oktibbeha County on Tuesday night. Authorities responded to the fire at 11:25 p.m. Tuesday.

A man died in a trailer fire on Sturgis Maben Road in southwest Oktibbeha County on Tuesday night. Authorities responded to the fire at 11:25 p.m. Tuesday. Photo by: Courtesy photo/Oktibbeha County Fire Services

 

Tess Vrbin/Dispatch Staff

 

 

OKTIBBEHA COUNTY -- A man died in a trailer fire on Sturgis Maben Road in southwest Oktibbeha County on Tuesday night.

 

Jeff Yeatman, 56, of Maben has been identified as the deceased, according to Oktibbeha County Deputy Coroner Billy Miller. Yeatman's body has been sent to Jackson for autopsy.

 

Authorities do not yet know the cause of the fire but will work with the state fire marshal to investigate, said Lt. Jon Davis of the Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Office. Authorities responded to the fire at 11:25 p.m. Tuesday, he said.

 

 

 

 

 

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