Woman dies in Lexington house fire, autopsy scheduled

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died at a local hospital after a house fire that occurred in the 200 block of Waverly Court in the Town of Lexington shortly before 11 a.m., Monday.

According to Fisher, Mrs. Bonnie Gayle Bass, 50, of Lexington was transported to an area hospital where she was pronounced dead. An autopsy is scheduled on Tuesday.

The incident remains under investigation by the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division as well as the Town of Lexington Police Department.