Marianna police release names in fatal fire

Published: Monday, January 6, 2014 at 11:41 AM.

The Marianna Police Department released the names of the dead in a fatal fire Monday morning. 

Gertrude Smith Pete, 68, Ruth Elisa Pete, 95, Sarah Lee Johnson, 85, and Cynthia Verdell Pete, 46, all died in the New Year's Day blaze. Six children and three other adults escaped the fire.

No other details were released about the status of the investigation into the blaze. Officials have not yet said if they know what caused the fire.

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