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Suspect arrested after woman found dead in house fire

January 16, 2018

SEATTLE (AP) — Police arrested a man in connection with the death of a 63-year-old woman whose body was found in a Seattle home.

KING-TV reports police say officers were doing a welfare check Monday morning when they heard a smoke alarm inside the home and saw smoke. Authorities went into the home to check if anyone was inside and discovered the body.

Authorities say officers tracked down the male suspect some time Monday afternoon and booked him into King County Jail.

Detectives are investigating the woman’s death as a homicide.

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Information from: KING-TV, http://www.king5.com/

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