South Carolina couple found dead inside burning mobile home

July 2, 2019

MANNING, S.C. (AP) — Authorities have identified a married couple found dead inside a burning mobile home in South Carolina.

Clarendon County Coroner Bucky Mock said firefighters found the bodies of 67-year-old John Blanton and his 59-year-old wife, Marylynn, while fighting a blaze at the home near Manning around 10 a.m. Saturday.

Mock told news outlets he is awaiting autopsy results before determining how the couple died.

Clarendon County deputies and the State Law Enforcement Division are investigating the deaths and the cause of the fire.

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