UPDATE: Body identified in Crawford County housefire

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CRAWFORD COUNTY, Kans. — The victim of a Crawford County housefire last Sunday has been identified.

Sara Etzold, 39, of Mulberry, Kansas was positively identified Friday as the sole victim of the fire.

The completed autopsy and official cause of death are pending.

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CRAWFORD COUNTY, Kans. — Authorities are investigating after a body was found inside a burning home in Crawford County.

The Crawford County Sheriff’s Office was called to a house fire just after 3:30 A.M. at 143 South 250 Street.

While fire crews were extinguishing the flames they found an adult female victim dead inside the home.

Authorities have not released the victim’s name.

The victim’s body was taken to Kansas City for an autopsy to determine the cause of death.

The State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the cause of the fire.

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