#Update | May 20, 2022 (WJBF) – Aiken County Coroner, Darryl Ables, has identified the person killed in Monday’s fire on Easy Street in Beech Island.

45-year-old Brent D. Mikell, the homeowner, died from smoke and soot inhalation and thermal injury.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.


AIKEN, S.C. (WJBF) – Aiken County law enforcement Officials are invesitgating after a body was recovered from a fire Monday morning.

The fire broke out around 7:30 a.m. Monday morning on Easy Street in Beech Island.

According to the Aiken County Coroner’s Office an autopsy is scheduled for Thursday to ID the body and cause of death.

Count on WJBF NewsChannel 6 for more on this developing story.