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Woman found dead in home destroyed by fire

Investigators in Greenville say they are looking into the death of a woman found in a home that had been destroyed by a fire in Taylors.

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) -- Investigators in Greenville say they are looking into the death of a woman found in a home that had been destroyed by a fire in Taylors.

Greenville County deputy coroner Barry Wright said Wednesday the woman has not been identified. Wright says investigators are using X-rays, dental and fingerprint records to aid in the identification and an autopsy was to be performed.

He says the death is being treated as a possible homicide.

Taylors Fire Chief Bobby Baker says firefighters were called to the scene early Tuesday. The body was discovered after debris was removed.

Wright says a car linked to the fire scene by its registration was found a few hours later about six miles away.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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