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Victim of fire identified

Firefighters found a body in the wreckage of a fire that consumed a residence in the Lakeview area of Wilson County Thursday night.

The victim was identified Tuesday as 55-year-old David. S. Troutman.

The Wilson County Sheriff’s Office responded to 804 Crystal Court in Mt. Juliet around 7:30 p.m. March 8 as a neighbor noticed heavy smoke coming from the residence.

WEMA as well as the Mt. Juliet Fire Department responded to the scene.

Lt. Scott Moore said WCSO was called back to the residence Friday morning after WEMA officials discovered a deceased person in the home. The victim has not yet been identified.

According to officials, the investigation into the cause and origin of the fire is ongoing.

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