Fire leaves one person dead in Hephzibah

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 7:07 PM
Last updated 10:32 PM
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A fire in Hephzibah left one person dead Wednesday morning.

One person died Wednesday morning in a fire at mobile home on Mims Road in Hephzibah.  SPECIAL/GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE
One person died Wednesday morning in a fire at mobile home on Mims Road in Hephzibah.

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At 8:40 a.m., crews responded to a fire at a Mims Road mobile home, where a body was found inside, according to Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen.

“The body was burned extremely bad and we were unable to identify the person,” Bowen said. “We sent the body to GBI Atlanta for an autopsy scheduled for (Thursday).”

Bowen said he thinks the victim was a man.

The victim was pronounced dead at 3:50 p.m. by Richmond County Deputy Coroner Kenneth Boose.

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itsanotherday1 05/07/14 - 11:49 pm
Poor fellow didn't have a

Poor fellow didn't have a chance. When a mobile home goes up, it does so very quickly.

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