4-year-old girl found dead in mobile home fire

Published 11:22 pm Tuesday, June 6, 2017

HAZLEHURST  (AP) — A 4-year-old Mississippi girl is dead after she became trapped inside a burning mobile home.

WAPT-TV reports Copiah County firefighters responding to a call Sunday night found a mobile home engulfed in flames. Authorities said the homeowner’s wife and a 7-year-old girl escaped. But authorities say 4-year-old Jordyn Barnes perished in the flames.

Christine Bass, the homeowner’s mother, said young Jordyn could be seen knocking on a window, but then ran away from the spot before firefighters could get to her.

Subscribe to our free email newsletter

Get the latest news sent to your inbox

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.