Deputies, SLED investigating deadly Lady’s Island fire

Deputies, SLED investigating deadly Lady’s Island fire
(Source: AP)

BEAUFORT COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office and the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division are working together to investigate a deadly house fire that happened early Tuesday.

Just after 12 a.m., firefighters responded to a house on Pleasant Point Drive on Lady’s Island.

One man made it out, but deputies say 58-year-old Jeffrey Hile died in the fire.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation and a forensic autopsy is scheduled to be performed on Hile’s body Thursday at MUSC.

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