Coroner identifies person who died in Sunny Boy Poole Road house fire

One dead in early morning fire

GASTON, SC (WIS) - The person who was found dead inside a home after it caught fire has been identified by Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher.

On Dec. 2, Tommy Ray Watts, 52, was found dead inside of his residence on the 300 block of Sunny Boy Poole following a fire inside the home.

The Lexington County Coroner’s Office

An autopsy, performed on December 3, 2018, determined that Mr. Watts’s death was the result of smoke inhalation.

The cause and origin of the fire is still being investigated by South Carolina Law Enforcement Division and the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department.

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