LEAD, S.D. (AP) – Authorities have identified the two people who died in a weekend house fire in Lead as a mother and her adult son.
Firefighters responded to the two-story home shortly after 4:30 a.m. Saturday and found the bodies upstairs.
The victims were identified as 85-year old Delores Butcher and 62-year-old Keith Butcher. The Lawrence County Coroner’s Office says both died of smoke inhalation.
Local and state officials are investigating the cause of the fire.