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