UPDATE: 05-28-20 7:45PM
The victim of the structure fire at 150 Crestwood Drive, China Grove has been identified by RCSO Deputies and Detectives who were at the scene. The victim is Deborah Renee Deadmon, who was a 66 year old white female who resided at the 150 Crestwood Drive address. Investigation has revealed that the victim had significant health issues, and did use bottled oxygen. The investigation of this incident continues by both the Rowan County Fire Marshal’s Office and the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office. There has been no evidence of foul play found at present, nor is foul play suspected.
The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office and the Rowan County Fire Marshal’s Office are on the scene of a fatal house fire at 150 Crestwood Drive, China Grove, NC. The initial call to report the fire came in at 1:53pm today, and Enochville Fire Department was dispatched to respond. Once fire personnel were able to search the structure, a body was located. The Rowan County Fire Marshal’s Office will continue to investigate the cause and origin of the fire, and the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office will continue to assist in the investigation.
No further information is available at this time.