One Dead After Sunday Morning Fire in Dyersburg
DYERSBURG, Tenn. — An elderly man is dead after succumbing to injuries he received in a Sunday morning fire in Dyersburg. Willy Shipley, 73, died in a fire that started on Sunday at 6:45 a.m. on Finley Road. According to the Dyer County Fire Department, Shipley was found sitting in his wheelchair and was severely burned. He died on Monday at the hospital from his injuries. The cause is under investigation, but fire officials are not suspecting foul play.