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91-year-old Hawesville Woman dies in House Fire

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HAWESVILLE, KY (WFIE) -

An autopsy is scheduled for today on a Hancock County woman who died in a house fire.

Kentucky State Police got a call from Hancock County Dispatch just before 10 Thursday morning that a home at 1342 Goering Road was on fire.

After the blaze was contained, investigators found a body inside the charred house.

The deceased was identified as the home owner, 91-year-old Ines Smith.

An autopsy is scheduled for today by the State's Medical Examiner in Louisville.

Preliminary indications suggest this structure fire is not a criminal act, however, the investigation is continuing.

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