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Fire marshal: 81-year-old woman found dead after fire destroys her manufactured home


HOMER, Louisiana — State Fire Marshal investigators say an 81-year-old woman was found dead inside her manufactured home that was destroyed by a fire.

The Times reports ( ) that Mary Bryant was found dead Sunday. Investigators are awaiting autopsy results to determine the cause of her death.

Authorities say Bryant was alone in the home at the time of the fire while her husband was undergoing treatment in a rehabilitation center.

Claiborne Parish firefighters responded to the fire just before 7 a.m. Sunday. Upon their arrival, authorities say the structure was fully engulfed in flames.

The State Fire Marshal's Office is looking into what caused the fire.

Information from: The Times,

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