4 killed in Lexington County fire died from smoke inhalation

Credit: Lexington County

LEXINGTON, S.C. (WCBD) — The Lexington County Coroner’s Office has released the cause of death of four people following a fire Tuesday morning.

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher said smoke inhalation caused the deaths of 42-year-old Scott A. Kelly, 34-year-old Amanda G. Kelly, and two of their children, 9-year-old Elizabeth M. Kelly and 10-month-old Judah A. Kelly.

The fire was reported about 1 a.m. March 21 in Lexington County.

State Law Enforcement Division spokesman Thom Berry said one person was flown to a burn center in Augusta, Georgia. There was no word on her condition. Two others escaped without harm.

State police are now working to determine the cause of the blaze.

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