A woman and her son have been identified as the victims in a Knox County house fire. The Knox County Coroner says Mary Louise Wallace, 72, and her son, Daniel “Danny” Wallace, 45, died after their home on Nimnicht Road caught fire.
The fire happened around 2:18 yesterday morning. When crews arrived, the home was up in flames and they found both bodies.
There’s no word on what caused the fire at this time.
This is an ongoing investigation by the Indiana State Fire Marshal’s Office and the Knox County Coroner’s Office.
Two people have died following an early morning house fire in Knox County. The fire happened around 2:18 near Wheatland, Indiana.
Crews discovered the two bodies when they responded to the house fire. The Indiana Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the cause of the fire.
Autopsies are scheduled for this afternoon. The victims names will not be released until the family is notified.
We will update information as it becomes available.