Investigators say 2 dead in house fire east of Berryville, Arkansas

Published: Apr. 26, 2018 at 8:56 AM CDT
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The Carroll County Sheriff's Department tells KY3 News a second victim of a Thursday morning fire east of Berryville has died.

The fire happened around 2:30 a.m. off of Highway 62 just east of Berryville.

The deceased resident has been identified as Larry Dennis Hensley, age 71. The cause and manner of his death will be determined by the Arkansas State Medical Examiner. A second victim later died at the hospital. Her cause of death is under investigation.

Firefighters and emergency crews arrived to find 3 people outside the home who had escaped the fire. First responders found a man dead inside the residence. Paramedics took the three survivors to area hospitals.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.