Residential House Fire Claims A Life

Searcy Fire Department

On Tuesday at about 7:16am, the White County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched to 103 Ashley Place in regard to a residential house fire with someone possibly inside the home.

Upon arrival and after a brief investigation, the body of 46-year old Melisa Cosey was found deceased inside the residence.

Cosey’s body has been sent to the Arkansas State Crime Lab for an autopsy as part of the investigation to determine a cause of death.

This case remains under investigation.

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