Elderly woman found dead after house fire in Three Points

An elderly woman’s remains were found during a house fire in Three Points Thursday afternoon, an official said.

Around 2 p.m., Three Points Fire District crews found the home “fully engulfed” after responding to the 9400 block of South Antique Way, said Deputy James Allerton, a Pima County Sheriff’s Department spokesman.

Crews extinguished the blaze and found the 68-year-old woman upon searching the home. Authorities have not released her name.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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