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Remains found in burned house near Bisbee

BISBEE, Ariz. — A Cochise County sheriff’s spokeswoman said skeletal
remains have been discovered in the ruins of a rural home that had been burned to the ground.

Spokeswoman Carol Capas said a man spotted his neighbor’s burned out home as he
was passing by Saturday afternoon and called the sheriff’s office. The man
wasn’t sure if his neighbor had been in the house. He told deputies the fire
could have broken out anytime between Wednesday and

Responding deputies found the remains in the burned-out home. The Pima County
Medical Examiner’s Office will investigate the cause of death and try to
identify the person who died.

Capas said the fire is being investigated by the fire marshal from the
Sierra Vista Fire Department.


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