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Woman dies in Pointe Coupee house fire

A woman was found dead inside her burned home in Batchelor in Pointe Coupee Parish on Friday,...
A woman was found dead inside her burned home in Batchelor in Pointe Coupee Parish on Friday, July 27, 2021.(Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal)
Published: Jul. 27, 2021 at 1:30 PM CDT
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POINTE COUPEE, La. (WAFB) - A Pointe Coupee woman died in a house fire on Friday, July 23.

The call came into the Pointe Coupee Parish Fire District 1 shortly after 10 p.m.

The fire was located in the 13000 block of 3rd Street in Batchelor.

Deputies have determined the fire started in the area of the laundry room. Also during the investigation, they discovered a woman’s body in a bedroom.

Pointe Coupee Coroner’s office is still working to identify the woman and the cause of death.

During the initial investigation of the house, deputies were unable to locate any working smoke alarms or home sprinkler systems.

Deputies are still investigating the cause of the fire.

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