Sheriff: Body recovered from Bear Creek house fire believed to be local father
MARION COUNTY, Ala. —
Marion County authorities responded to a house fire in the Bear Creek community at 4321 County Highway 48.
After the fire, authorities recovered a body believed to be 40-year-old Kevin Pickens, who lived at the home with his wife and son.
Pickens' body's identification is pending a formal autopsy.
Leah Pickens and her 9-year-old were able to escape the home safely.
Marion County Sheriff's Office and Alabama State Firearm Marshal's Office investigators are looking into the incident.