Bristol woman found dead in home

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) -- An East Tennessee woman is dead after her residence caught on fire.

WJHL-TV reports rescue crews were called to a home in Bristol early Wednesday and a first responder reported seeing heavy smoke and flames coming out of a bedroom window.

Firefighters say the body of 66-year-old Eulala Matthews was found in the hallway of the home.

Her cause of death and the cause of the blaze are under investigation.


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