Woman, two children die in mobile home fire

Published 8:43 am Tuesday, January 22, 2019

A woman and two children died in a mobile home fire Monday in Mississippi.

Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell told news outlets the fire was reported late Monday morning near Rienzi, south of the city of Corinth.

Coroner Jay Jones said the victims were 46-year-old Samantha Mason; 5-year-old Crystlyn Brewer; and 2-year-old Dakota Brassfield.

Jones said their bodies are being sent to Pearl for autopsies.

Caldwell says the cause of the fire is under investigation.