Name released in deadly Lenoir County fire

LENOIR COUNTY, NC (WITN) - Authorities have released the name of an elderly woman who died in a fire Wednesday afternoon.

Multiple fire departments were called to Randolph Farrow Road in Hugo around 2:30 p.m.

Lenoir County Sheriff Ronnie Ingram says 85-year-old Gertrude Farrow was killed in the blaze.

The sheriff said their investigation is not yet completed, but says they are leaning towards an electrical-related fire.