Elderly woman killed in Old Brooklyn house fire

Elderly woman killed in Old Brooklyn house fire
Roanoke, Old Brooklyn
Roanoke, Old Brooklyn

OLD BROOKLYN, OH (WOIO) - A 69-year-old wheelchair-bound woman killed in an Old Brooklyn house fire late Sunday.

The first started around 9:15 p.m. in the 3100 block of Roanoke.

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner tells 19 Action News the victim has been identified as Cynthia Barron.

19 Action News has learned the home had no smoke detectors. Officials say the fire appears to have started in the kitchen, and Barron was found in the living room.

Barron's son was at the home earlier in evening, but had left for the drug store before the fire started.

Investigators are working to determine a cause.

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