74 year old dies in Murray County fire

CHATSWORTH, Georgia (WDEF) – A Murray County man died overnight in a house fire.

It happened at a home on Weaver Road in Chatsworth around 1 AM.

The victim was 74 year old Spencer Cantrell.

Investigators with the Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner believe he was smoking in bed.

They say this is the sixth fire death already in Georgia this year.

Categories: Local News, Murray County