Fire Kills Two in Rural Girard
Fri, 27 Sep 2013 10:47:57 CDT
A rural Girard couple was killed in a house fire Friday morning.
Accordingto Macoupin County Coroner, Brad Targhetta, 72 year old Dale Lehmann and his wife, 65 year old Elizabeth Ann Lehmann were pronounced dead at the scene at 6:35am.
Coroner Targhetta says preliminary findings indicate the couple died of smoke inhalation. Toxicology tests will be conducted.
The Girard and Carlinville Fire Departments responded to the fire that occured before 5:00am Friday morning on the Carlinville Cutoff Road in rural Girard.
The Macoupin County Sheriff‘s Office is investigating the incident.
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