Elderly couple killed in Doniphan house fire - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Elderly couple killed in Doniphan house fire

Posted: Updated:
  • Heartland NewsMore>>

  • 2 buildings burn in Murray's Court Square

    2 buildings burn in Murray's Court Square

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 9:40 AM EDT2014-07-23 13:40:52 GMT
    Two buildings in Murray's historic Court Square have caught on fire with firefighters working to control the flames.
    Two buildings in Murray's historic Court Square have caught on fire with firefighters working to control the flames.
  • 2 facing several charges after traffic stop in Graves County

    2 facing several charges after traffic stop in Graves County

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 8:45 AM EDT2014-07-23 12:45:18 GMT
    Bradley Stafford (Source: Graves County Sheriff's Dept.)Bradley Stafford (Source: Graves County Sheriff's Dept.)
    Two people from Graves County are facing several charges after a traffic stop on Tuesday.
    Two people from Graves County are facing several charges after a traffic stop on Tuesday.
  • Does It Work: Hot Huez Hair Chalk

    Does It Work: Hot Huez Hair Chalk

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 8:00 AM EDT2014-07-23 12:00:47 GMT
    If you're looking for a fun way to heat up your hair style this summer, Hot Huez Temporary Hair Chalk might be a good buy.
    If you're looking for a fun way to heat up your hair style this summer, Hot Huez Temporary Hair Chalk might be a good buy.

By Heartland News

RIPLEY COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - An elderly couple were killed in a house fire Wednesday evening in Doniphan.

Police received a call at 9:58 p.m. Wednesday about a fire at HC6 Highway 160.  Two people were inside of the house.

Loyd Piatt, 77, and Irene Piatt, 80, were not able to get out of the house. Their bodies were found inside the home, according to Ripley County Coroner Mike Jackson.

Jackson says the couple died of smoke inhalation.

The house was a total loss.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.

Copyright KFVS 2010. All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow

310 Broadway
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

FCC Public File
publicfile@kfvs12.com
573-335-1212
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KFVS12. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.