Teen, grandparents died in fire near Muncie

By The Associated Press

MUNCIE — Three people who died in a house fire west of Muncie have been identified.

Irie O’Shea, 17, and her grandparents, Daniel Porter, 71, and Kimberly Porter, 62, died in the fire, Delaware County Coroner Rick Howell said Friday.

The preliminary cause of death for each victim was smoke inhalation, Howell said.

The fire at the rural home was reported to emergency dispatchers at 1:50 a.m. Thursday. The house was destroyed.

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