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Identity of 3-year-old killed in Greensburg house fire released

Source: La. Office of State Fire Marshal Source: La. Office of State Fire Marshal
GREENSBURG, LA (WAFB) -

Officials confirm a 3-year-old child died on the scene of a house fire on Charlie Overton Rd. in Greensburg Friday afternoon around 2 p.m.

Investigators were called to the scene after firefighters responded to a house fire at on Otis and Willie Matthews Rd. in Greensburg. Upon arrival, firefighters found the home completely engulfed in flames.

After the fire was extinguished, firefighters discovered the body of Elijah Robertson, 3, in a bedroom of the home. His body was released to the St. Helena Parish Coroner's Office for an autopsy after being examined by investigators. 

No officials cause of the fire has been determined at this time, however investigators have established the fire originated in the opposite end of the structure from where the body was located.

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