Pawley’s Island Fire Victims Identified

The elderly couple killed in a house fire in Pawley’s Island on January 6th has been identified. According to Georgetown County Coroner Chase Ridgeway, the husband and wife have been identified as 72 year old James Pauley and 71 year old Sherry Pauley of Windy Lane. According to Ridgeway, their cause of death was smoke inhalation. SLED is investigating and the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office, the state Fire Marshal’s Office and the Midway Fire Marshal’s Office are assisting.