Monday, May 6, 2013
KEYSVILLE, Ga. (WRDW) -- A Burke County couple was killed in a fire on Sunday evening.
Officials say the fire at a home on Phillips Street in Keysville, Ga., killed 62-year-old Eddie James Waltower and 60-year-old Sarah Waltower.
In a news release, Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens says the fire started on the back porch near a freezer around 8:30 p.m. Hudgens says the fire has not been found to be suspicious.
The bodies of the victims have been taken to the state crime lab for autopsies.