Authorities release name of woman killed by a house fire

HARTINGTON, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a woman whose body was found in the charred remains of a house in northeast Nebraska.

The woman was identified as 62-year-old Lori Burton. Authorities say an autopsy showed Burton died of smoke inhalation.

The fire was reported around 2 p.m. Thursday at the home, which sits about 6 miles southwest of Hartington in Cedar County. The cause hasn’t been determined.

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