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Woman arrested in fatal fire death

February 12, 2018

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Police say a 31-year-old woman has been arrested on possible child neglect charges following the death of a 1-year-old girl in a Milwaukee house fire.

Firefighters rescued Quamyiia Owens from a north side home shortly before 10 p.m. Saturday. The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office says the girl died Sunday morning at an area hospital. An autopsy is planned for Monday.

The circumstances leading up to the fire are under investigation.

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