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Elderly woman found dead after duplex fire

Credit: WITI

Credit: WITI

Posted Thursday, October 31, 2013 --- 7:49 a.m.

SHOREWOOD, Wis. (AP) -- An elderly woman has been found dead following a fire in her suburban Milwaukee duplex.

North Shore Fire Department officials say it's not yet known whether the 90-year-old woman died before the fire started, or because of it.

Fire Chief Robert Whitaker tells WISN-TV the fire started in the kitchen and engulfed the rear of the home in Shorewood. The victim lived in the bottom unit of the duplex. No one else was injured.

Copyright 2013: Associated Press

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