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UPDATE: Body found in Oronoco house fire identified

ORONOCO, Minn. (FOX 47) – The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office identified 82-year-old Ruth Oleson as the person found dead inside her home after it burned to the ground early Thursday morning.

The cause of the fire and Oleson’s death is still unknown.

Investigators say there is nothing suspicious about the case so far.

PREVIOUS STORY: The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office said an 82-year-old deceased woman was found inside the bedroom of a home on fire early Thursday morning.

The cause of death is currently unknown as the investigation continues.

Firefighters responded to a home engulfed in flames in the 700 block of 5th Street Northwest just before 2:30 a.m.

The woman’s identity is being withheld as next of kin are notified.

Investigators have not yet determined the cause of the fire.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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