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No foul play suspected in death of Youngstown fire victim

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - The Mahoning County Coroner has released the name of a woman who died in a weekend house fire.

Firefighters found the body of 77-year-old Kathleen Pasco inside her home at 1619 Homewood Avenue early Saturday.

The coroner believes that the woman died from smoke inhalation a few moments after the fire began.

The victim suffered from chronic lung aliments requiring oxygen; however it is not yet known if the oxygen played a role in the spread of the fire.

The coroner says foul play is not suspected.

The State Fire Marshal's office is looking for the cause of the fire.

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