Jason Ward, an investigator with the New Madrid County Sheriff's Department, surveys the scene of a house fire at 376 W. State Highway U in New Madrid. Two men died in the blaze, which was reported just after 6 a.m. Tuesday.
Michelle Felter, staff
NEW MADRID -- Autopsies are scheduled for 10 a.m. today in the deaths of two New Madrid men who died during a fire at their home Tuesday morning.
Raymond Patterson, 82, and his son, Phillip Patterson, 45, died as a result of a blaze at their home at 376 W. State Highway U, in New Madrid, according to New Madrid County Sheriff Terry Stevens.
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