Ga. woman dies, officer hurt in fire during rescue attempt


By Lily Gordon
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

A house fire Saturday night claimed the life of a Columbus woman and left a local police officer with minor injuries, authorities said.

Muscogee County Coroner James Dunnavant pronounced 36-year-old Dewona Ann Menner, of 3024 Lakeside Drive, dead at 7 p.m. from injuries sustained in the 6:30 p.m. fire. Her body was sent to the State Crime Lab in Atlanta for an autopsy.

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