FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
On June 21, 2013, MOBILE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE responded to 6797 Kings Branch Drive South Mobile in reference to a house fire where both home owners were found deceased inside. The victims have been identified as STEPHEN D. LANKFORD (DOB: 09-14-1955) and ERICA D. LANKFORD (DOB: 05-21-1970). Both subjects suffered multiple injuries resulting in their death. It is believed the residence was set on fire in an attempt to impede the investigation. MOBILE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE along with STATE FIRE MARSHALS are currently following all leads surrounding this investigation.