Limestone County coroner identifies man killed in Athens fire

One person was killed in a house fire on Lawson Street in Athens.

Posted: Dec 29, 2020 9:09 AM
Updated: Dec 29, 2020 4:57 PM

Limestone County Coroner Mike West says a 70-year-old man died early Tuesday in a fire in Athens.

West identified the victim as Richard Booth.

One person was killed in a house fire on Lawson Street in Athens.

A call came in about a fire in a Lawson Street home about 4 a.m. Tuesday.

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