Woman dies in Sikeston house fire


Web Editor - Ryan Burkett

SIKESTON, Mo. - A 56-year-old woman is dead after a fire engulfed a Sikeston, Missouri home late Monday night.

Siketon DPS says the victim was found dead inside the home on 327 E. Gladys St. after firefighters extinguished the flames.

The State Fire Marshal and the Scott County Coroner are investigating the fire. They believe the fire was accidental, though it remains under investigation.

No one else was home at the time of the fire.