ST. MARTINVILLE, LA (WAFB) - Investigators with the State Fire Marshal's Office are working with St. Martinville Police to investigate the death of a woman found inside of a home during a fire Thursday morning.
Firefighters received a call about a house fire in the 300 block of Margaret Street just before 11 a.m.
When firefighters entered the home, they found the body of an unidentified woman inside.
The woman's body was taken by the St. Martin Parish Coroner where an autopsy revealed that the woman's death was the result of a homicide.
The cause of the fire has not yet been determined but investigators believe that the fire started at the rear of the home.
Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to call the State Fire Marshal's Office at 1-800-256-5452.