Woman found dead in burned home in Springfield

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Springfield police say a woman’s death inside a burning home is being investigated as suspicious.

Police and the fire department were called to a home just after 10:30 p.m. Monday. By the time they arrived, the house was engulfed in flames. Firefighters went inside and found 66-year-old Alice Hale dead.

Police say that circumstances appear to be suspicious. The cause of death and the cause of the fire are both under investigation.

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