UPDATE NOV. 26: The Clark County coroner has identified the woman found after the fire as 41-year-old Tara Shapiro of Las Vegas. Her cause of death is still pending.
Las Vegas homicide detectives are investigating after a deadly house fire in the north part of the valley.
Firefighters responded to the fire on Cancun Avenue near Valla De Bravo Street at 9:15 a.m. on Sunday.
According to authorities, a woman was found dead in the home after a mattress caught fire.
FATAL FIRE: TOC: 9:15AM. 5905 Cancun Ave. fire in bedroom/mattress of 1-sto house - OUT, deceased woman found in bedroom, no extension, cause U/I, fire investigators on scene with other agencies/routine fatal investigation .#PIO1NEWS. E9,56,55, T9, R41, B4,15, PIO1, 6i2,7,12 pic.twitter.com/g4KCEzgbBd— Las Vegas FireRescue (@LasVegasFD) November 24, 2019
No other details were immediately available.
Police say homicide detectives are responding and the incident remains under investigation.
This is a developing story, check back for details.
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