Woman dead in Richlands fire

Photo credit: Richlands Police Department

One woman is dead following a Wednesday fire in Richlands, Virginia.

Authorities were called to a house on Tulip Court at around 1:56 a.m. Wednesday. The victim has been identified as 64-year-old Connie Melissa Shelton.

The cause of the fire is under investigation, but the fire is believed to have been accidental.