Man, woman found dead after mobile home fire identified

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Scene of fatal fire west of Emporia (Photo from Linzi Garcia – Emporia Gazette)

EMPORIA, Kan. (AP) – Authorities have identified two people found dead after a mobile home fire near Emporia as a man and woman in their 60s.

Deputy Jody Meyers of the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release Thursday that 67-year-old Jerry Wiley and 61-year-old Mary Ann Wiley were found inside the home on Jan. 16 as firefighters extinguished the blaze. Their cause of death remains under investigation.

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