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Autopsy ordered for woman in house fire

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Posted: Monday, September 9, 2013 10:51 pm

WESLACO — Firefighters and police continue to investigate a Monday morning house fire that appears to have killed a 60-year-old woman.

The fire was reported at 8:36 a.m. Monday at lot 86 of the Valley Estates Mobile Park, near the intersection of Westgate Drive and Pike Road, police spokesman David Barbosa said.

An autopsy was ordered on the body of the victim, identified as Rachel Kerr, to determine the cause of death.

As firefighters were battling the blaze, they discovered the woman’s body in the back room, Barbosa said.