MATHEWS Co., Va. - An elderly man was killed in a fire that happened Sunday.
Virginia State Police said Mathews County Sheriff's Office requested the their Criminal Investigation/Arson Unit to investigate a structure fire that resulted in the death of the man.
The incident happened at 7:30 p.m., at the 200 block of Gayle Lane.
Preliminary investigations reveal that the structure/unit had caught fire when an 80-year-old Richard Henry Couch was found to be deceased inside the structure.
There is no further information at this time.