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Authorities identify victim in deadly Amherst County house fire

Fire happened on Dec. 3, 2019

AMHERST COUNTY, Va. – Authorities have released the name of the woman who died in a deadly house fire in December.

Eileen Patricia Ackworth was found inside the home in the 1300 block of Boxwood Farm Road.


ORIGINAL STORY - POSTED Dec. 4, 2019

Authorities are investigating a fatal fire in Amherst County.

The fire happened Tuesday night around 8 p.m. at a home in the 1300 block of Boxwood Farm Road, according to the Amherst County public safety director.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Authorities were not able to release any further information.