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West Virginia couple found dead in house fire

August 27, 2019

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities in West Virginia say two people have died in a house fire.

WTAP-TV reports Parkersburg Fire Chief Jason Matthews identified the victims as 84-year-old Raymond Tanner and his 86-year-old wife, Beverly.

The couple’s son was able to escape the home after the fire broke out early Monday.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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Information from: WTAP-TV, http://www.wtap.com

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