Deaths of two people, including infant, ruled homicide following Shelby County fire

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Two people are dead, including an infant, following a fire in southeast Shelby County.

A family contact identified the deceased to WREG as mother Heather Cook, 32, and 4-month-old son Bentley Cook following the fire at Riverdale and Hedgewall early Friday morning.

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office later confirmed the identities of the deceased. They also said a death investigation confirmed the case as a homicide.

The cause of death is pending a medical examination. This is an ongoing investigation.

We have a crew on the scene gathering more details.

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