Woman killed in Canton house fire

Woman killed in Canton house fire
(Source: WOIO)

CANTON, OH (WOIO) - A house fire in Canton Sunday claimed one life.

The fire at 1238 Shadyside Ave. SW broke out around 8:45 a.m.

Police say a neighbor called 911 after smelling smoke.

According to the Stark County coroner's office a woman was found on the floor.

She was pronounced dead at the scene around 9:30 a.m.

Officials say the woman is in her 60.s but her name has not been released.

The woman's cause of death remains under investigation as well as what started the fire.

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