BENTON HARBOR, MI – The identity of the three victims who lost their lives in a house fire on Sunday November 1st, 2020, have been released.
The victims who died in the fire were identified as a mother and her two children: Amanda (Dortch) Hackney, 30-years-old, Markese Dortch, 15-years-old, and Sha’tari Razor, 12-years-old.
The deceased are survived by husband and stepfather Mark Hackney, 38-years-old. All are from Benton Harbor.
The preliminary result of the fire investigation is that the cause of the fire is undetermined. Benton Harbor Department of Public Safety is waiting for the final report from the state Fire Marshal.
BHDPS has connected the family with grief counseling. Everyone’s prayers continue to go out to the family in this extremely difficult time.