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UPDATE: Coroner identifies woman found after house fire

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Posted at 1:31 PM, Nov 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-26 15:02:45-05

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.

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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