Whitesburg KY

Victims named

A husband and wife have been identified as the victims killed in a house fire in southern Perry County.

The fire broke out around 8:30 p.m. Sunday in the Leatherwood Community, just off Route 699.

Police say the victims are Rufus and Mazie Shepard. Firefighters say they found Rufus Shepard’s body just outside the doorway, and Mazie Shepard’s body inside the home.

Authorities say they do no suspect foul play. The cause of the fire was not released. (AP)

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