Posted 7/19/22

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has identified the woman who was killed in a suspicious house fire in Columbia and has recovered the stolen vehicle they believed to be connected to the incident.

According to fire investigators, the fire was reported on June 13th at 101 Paul Craft Street. Fire crews quickly arrived and extinguished the blaze that was contained in a bedroom. That’s when fire investigators discovered the body of a woman.

The TBI has identified 29-year-old Michelle Renee Sparks Jr. as the woman who was found deceased inside the home.

The agency is now asking for the public’s assistance in gaining more information on the Blue 2009 Honda accord that went missing from the residence after the blaze.

If you have any information you’re urged to call, 1-800-TBI-FIND.