GRAYSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Investigators are trying to determine what caused a house to fill with heavy smoke and claim the lives of a mother and her son in Graysville.
Authorities said both victims were found at about 8:30 a.m.
The Jefferson County sheriff's office identified the victims as
69-year-old Loretta Elizabeth Higgins and 50-year-old Johnny
A preliminary investigation indicated a pot of oil left on the
stove may have ignited a small blaze and each victim died of smoke
Graysville is located approximately 15 miles northwest of