Crime

August 10, 2014

Elderly man killed in Parker County fire

A disabled elderly man was killed in a house fire early Sunday in Parker County, authorities said.

A disabled elderly man who was apparently living alone was killed early Sunday in a house fire in southern Parker County, authorities said.

The man, who authorities said was in his 70s, died at the scene. His identity was not released.

Area firefighters responded to a house fire report about 4:45 a.m. Sunday in the 200 block of Paula Court in the Lake Country Acres neighborhood.

The victim was living in a manufactured home.

The cause of the fire was under investigation by the Parker County fire marshal’s office. A ruling on the man’s death has not been made, pending an autopsy.

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