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Woman dies in Easter Sunday fire

Investigation is ongoing

A woman died in a structure fire in Crawford County early this morning.

This morning at approximately 3:41 a.m., the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting a house fire located at 143 South 250th Street. Deputies, EMS and Fire all responded.

While extinguishing the fire, an adult female victim was found deceased in the residence.

Investigators from the State Fire Marshal’s Office were contacted and responded to the scene.

The body was transported to Kansas City for autopsy to determine the cause of the death. The cause of the fire is undetermined at this time and the investigation is ongoing.

Crawford County Sheriff Danny Smith tells NewsTalk KZRG the victim’s name will be released upon positive identification of the body.

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