Fire fatality in Verona

By NEMS Daily Journal

One person died in an early morning fire Saturday in Verona.

Jamal Wells, 18, died on the scene, Lee County Coroner Carolyn Gillentine-Green said. An autopsy will be done Sunday and will be back early next week.

The fire took place at 113 Jones Street in Verona. Verona Fire Department officials say the fire took place at 2:58 a.m. Saturday. The fire is still under investigation.