A Monday house fire on Silver Run Drive in Seale, Ala., has left a man and woman dead of possible homicide, Russell County authorities said Tuesday.
The names of the man in his 60s and a woman in her 50s haven’t been released, said Russell County Coroner Arthur Sumbry. Both were pronounced dead at the scene at 3:07 a.m. Monday.
The coroner said the bodies were sent to the Department of Forensic Sciences in Montgomery for autopsies and proper identification.
Sumbry said the deaths may be investigated as possible homicides.
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Russell County Sheriff Heath Taylor wasn’t available for comment late Tuesday but he has called a 10 a.m. Wednesday news conference at the sheriff’s office in connection with the couple.