People killed in Lead house fire identified

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There's new information on a house fire that took the lives of two people in Lead over the weekend.

The call for the fire on Parkdale Avenue in Lead came in at 4:39 Saturday morning.
Firefighters found heavy fire when they arrived and found two people inside the home.
Tuesday, the Lead Police Department says they have positively identified one of the victims as 85-year old Delores Butcher.
They say the other victim has been tentatively identified as her 62-year old son Keith Butcher pending the results of DNA testing.
Firefighters were able to contain the fire to that one home ... preventing it from spreading to other nearby homes or starting a grass fire.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.