Stoddard County Coroner Kenny Pope is confirming that two people were found dead in a fire in Advance Monday morning on West Gabriel Street. The fire marshal has been called to investigate. Pope says the victims are 41-year old Herscheal Stephens and 43-year old Andrea Carlisle, of Advance. Autopsies are scheduled for Wednesday (tomorrow). At this time officials will not comment on the cause of the fire.
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