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1 dead in Richlands fire

photo courtesy: Richlands Police Dept. photo courtesy: Richlands Police Dept.

A woman is dead following a residential fire in Richlands,

Crews were dispatched to a home on Tulip Court in the early morning hours of May 17.

The victim has been identified as Connie Melissa Shelton, 64. Her cause of death is unknown. An autopsy was preformed on the day of the fire. According to Investigator Paul Little with the Richlands Police, "there is nothing to indicate the fire's origination was anything other than accidental."

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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