The person who died in a house fire in Booneville Friday night has been identified as 91-year old Dee Yandell.
The Booneville Fire Department responded to the fire at Yandell's home on Sassafras Street at 11:15 p.m. Friday night and discovered a body in the living room of the home.
Booneville Police Chief Rusty Lewis said Yandell was positively identified by the Arkansas State Crime Lab after speaking with a daughter of the man about surgeries performed on Yandell.
Booneville Fire Department Assistant Fire Chief said the fire originated in the living room of the home but said a cause of the fire has not been determined.
There were two gas heaters in the home, according to Lewis.