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.
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The cause of death is pending a medical examination. This is an ongoing investigation.
We have a crew on the scene gathering more details.