Elderly Woman Found Dead in House Fire
ST. LOUIS (AP) — An autopsy has been planned after a 77-year-old woman was found dead in burning home in St. Louis.
Fire officials said the woman was found in a bathroom after the fire was reported early Sunday at her home. The victim’s identity was not released.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that the victim was alone in the home and was taken to a hospital where she was pronounced dead.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
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