Elderly woman found dead after Ajax house fire

Elderly woman found dead after Ajax house fire
By Emma McIntosh
Toronto Star
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A woman is dead after a fire broke out in this Ajax home early Sunday morning. The Office of the Fire Marshal is investigating.

A woman is dead after a house fire in Ajax early Sunday morning, Durham police said.

Police said they received multiple 911 calls at about 1:30 a.m. after flames ignited at a house on Abraham Ct. near Rossland Rd. and Audley Rd.

When officers arrived, they found the body of an elderly woman.

Police said it wasn’t clear if she was killed by the fire. Investigators haven’t released her name or age.

The Office of the Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of the fire.

Meanwhile, police are looking into the woman’s cause of death and interviewing witnesses at the scene.

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