Hartsburg House Fire Victim Identified

7 years 1 month 4 days ago Tuesday, October 11 2011 Oct 11, 2011 Tuesday, October 11, 2011 12:16:00 PM CDT October 11, 2011 in News
By: Associated Press

HARTSBURG, Mo. (AP) -- Investigators are still trying to determine what caused a house fire that killed a central Missouri woman.

The Boone County Sheriff's Department on Tuesday said Kathy Pruitt died in the fire at a home east of Hartsburg that she owned with her husband, Robert Pruitt.

The Missouri State Fire Marshal's Office said investigators haven't determined a cause but nothing suspicious has been found. The fire was reported by a passerby Monday morning. 

Pruitt was found dead in the living room. Three dogs also died in the fire.

The Columbia Tribune reports that the home was a total loss.

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