**UPDATE** Draco Community – Lenoir, NC – Victim identified from Monday’s fatal residential structure fire. The victim, Elsie Mathalene Watson, was the owner and occupant of the residence involved in fire at 5484 Parkview Rd. in the Draco/Little River Community of Caldwell County.
The cause of death has not been released by the Medical Examiner’s Office as of the time of this press release and follow-up information will be released upon its receipt. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
Investigators from Caldwell County Fire Marshal’s Office, North Carolina State Bureau of Investigations and detectives from Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office are working collaboratively to investigate the fire.
Anyone with any information is asked to call the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office at 828-758-2324.