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Storms River woman dies in shack fire, police investigating

Dec 3, 2018
Storms River woman dies in shack fire, police investigating

Police in Storms River are investigating an inquest after a 32-year-old woman died after her informal home allegedly burned down at about 22:00 on Saturday night.

"The local Police and the Fire Department were summoned to the scene in Woodlands where the wooden home was engulfed in flames," said police spokesperson, Captain Gerda Swart.

"After the Fire Department extinguished the flames the body of the female victim was discovered."

She said that the cause of the fire is not known at this stage and it is under investigation.

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