Lenox fatal fire victim identified, cause ruled accidental

The sheriff's office says two people lived in the home on Old State Route 31, and three others were visiting.

Posted: Apr 1, 2019 2:47 PM
Updated: Apr 1, 2019 6:16 PM

LENOX, N.Y. -- The fire that killed a woman early Sunday in the town of Lenox has been ruled accidental, and the victim has been identified.

The Madison County Sheriff's Office says 46-year-old Lorrie Kennedy, of Eaton, died in the fire. 

The sheriff's office says two people lived in the home on Old State Route 31, and three others were visiting.

The woman's body was located in the basement of the house once the fire was put out.

Another man suffered burns to his face, body and hands, and was sent to the hospital.

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