UPDATE: Victim identified in deadly Geneva County fire

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GENEVA, Ala. (WTVY) - UPDATE 2/28/2018

Courtesy: MGN Online
Courtesy: MGN Online

The man killed Tuesday in a Geneva County house fire has been identified.

The victim was Heyward Johnston. He was 74 years old.


A fire at a home outside Geneva has claimed at least one life.

Authorities say the elderly man was alone in the home. They believe the flame started in the kitchen before spreading throughout the house.