Update: victim identified. LCSO says person found dead in house fire Tuesday night


1100 block of County Road 7360 (Nexstar/Staff)

LUBBOCK, Texas — The Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office released information about a house fire which happened Tuesday night.

LCSO said the victim has been identified as David Jones, 65, of Lubbock.

The following is the statement from LCSO:

The Lubbock County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a structure fire in the 1108 CR 7360, Lubbock, Texas, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at approximately 8:00 p.m. Wolfforth, Woodrow, Slaton Volunteer Fire Departments and Lubbock EMS all responded to assist.

When deputies arrived they were advised by our Communications Department of a possible occupant inside the residence. They were unable to make entry as the residence was fully engulfed upon their arrival. Once entry was made it was confirmed that there was a single occupant inside the residence.

At this time the investigation continues on the identity of the victim and the cause of the fire by the State Fire Marshall.

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