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UPDATED--Woman found dead in house fire identified

CENTRAL TOLEDO (WTOL) - Police now have the name of the woman who was found dead in a closet of a house on the 800 block of Nesslewood in central Toledo on Sept. 17.

The victim was 41-year-old Lynette Reid. Though authorities say they are awaiting results of toxicology tests, they do not suspect foul play.

Reid's family, however, feels differently. Click on the video, attached, to hear what they have to say.


Here is the original story:

Courtesy of News 11's media partner The Blade:

TOLEDO - The body of a woman was found about 9:05 last night on the second floor of a vacant house in central Toledo as firefighters were extinguishing a blaze at the structure, authorities said.

Firefighters were sent to the house at 811 Nesslewood Ave. about 8:50 p.m.

The body was found in a closet area, which reportedly had been set on fire, authorities said. A short time later, firefighters putting out hot spots were told to treat the area as a crime scene.

The identity of the woman was not released pending notification of relatives.

An autopsy will be conducted by the Lucas County Coroner's Office. Police and arson investigators were at the scene.

The house, built in 1913, is owned by Dean Rahe of Genoa. It has an estimated value of $22,800, according to the Lucas County Auditor's Office.

Source: The Blade


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