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State Fire Marshals investigate deadly house fire

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State Fire Marshals are investigating the cause of a deadly house fire that occurred at approximately 12:30 a.m. Friday. 

State Fire Investigators were requested by the St. Landry Third Fire District to respond to a fire where an Opelousas homeowner was found dead. Susan Darby, 60, was found dead on the kitchen floor of her wood-framed house. 

Darby’s body showed no signs of pre-fire trauma and has been released to the St. Landry Parish Coroner’s Office. 

Officials have not yet determined the official cause of the fire, but believe it began in Darby’s bedroom.

The investigation is still ongoing. 

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