Authorities investigating possible Arson with fatality Marion County


Whitwell, Tenn. (WDEF) –  State officials are being called in to investigate a possible arson and connected fatality at a pawn shop in downtown Whitwell.

Little is known at this time, but Sheriff Bo Burnett did confirm one fatality at the scene at Valley Pawn on Highway 28.

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This is being considered an ongoing investigation, with crews expected to be working late into the night.

Stay with News 12 Now for more on this story as it develops.