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Coroner releases presumptive identifications of victims in Oconee Co. fatal fire

The home was completely destroyed by the fire. (FOX Carolina/Jan. 15, 2018). The home was completely destroyed by the fire. (FOX Carolina/Jan. 15, 2018).
Structure heavily damaged after overnight fire in Salem (FOX Carolina/ 1/12/18) Structure heavily damaged after overnight fire in Salem (FOX Carolina/ 1/12/18)
Structure heavily damaged after overnight fire in Salem (FOX Carolina/ 1/12/18) Structure heavily damaged after overnight fire in Salem (FOX Carolina/ 1/12/18)
SALEM, SC (FOX Carolina) -

The Oconee County Coroner said two people were killed in a fire early Saturday morning. 

The incident happened around 6 a.m. along the 200 block of Crestwood Drive in Salem.

The coroner said a single-wide mobile home was completely destroyed by the fire.

According to the coroner, the remains of a male, female, and a dog were found inside the home.

The coroner said their causes of death remain under investigation, but appear to be related to the fire. 

On Monday, the coroner released the presumptive identifications of the victims. The coroner identified the female victim as 51-year-old Karen Denise Skeens. The male victim was identified by the coroner as 55-year-old Roger Thomas Connally. 

According to the coroner's office, further investigation will be conducted to establish positive identification of the victims. 

The victims' manner of death and the cause of the fire remain under investigation. 

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