Daily Journal Corinth Bureau
IUKA – Tishomingo County Coroner Mack Wilemon has confirmed that the body recovered after a Sunday morning fire is James Matthew Willard, 44.
The autopsy report shows Willard died of soot and smoke inhalation, Wilemon said.
Willard’s body was discovered about 5 a.m. Sunday after the flames were extinguished at his Highway 25 North home in the North Crossroads community.
A passing motorist saw the building fully engulfed in flames about 1 a.m. Sunday and called it in.