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Elderly woman dies in house fire

Authorities are trying to determine the cause of a house fire that killed 79-year-old Helen

Owens of Nettleton.  Monroe County Coroner Alan Gurley said Owens died yesterday

(Saturday) as a result of smoke inhalation.

Gurley said the fire on Benton Street started in the bedroom

where Owens's body was found.

He said the cause of the fire is unknown.

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