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Deputies: 32-year-old woman died in Twiggs County house fire

WGXA / Miles Garrett
WGXA / Miles Garrett
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JEFFERSONVILLE, Ga. -- Deputies say the fatal Twiggs County house fire from this past weekend started in the kitchen from the stove.

The fire took place at 14960 Hwy. 80 in Jeffersonville on Saturday at 12:26 a.m.

"First responders were able to remove the unconscious person through one of the bedroom windows," Twiggs County Sheriff's Office says.

Medical officials were unable to revive the person. They were later identified as 32-year-old Shaneka Anntrell Basley, pronounced dead on the scene.

Officials say Basley died of smoke and carbon monoxide inhalation.

"At this time, there is no evidence that has been found to indicate arson or that the fire was intentionally set," deputies say.



JEFFERSONVILLE, Ga -- Officials say one person died in a Twiggs County house fire over the weekend.

Chief Jack Wood with the Twiggs County Fire Department says the Jeffersonville, Allentown and Twiggs County fire departments all responded to a home off Highway 80 in reference to a fully involved house fire on Saturday.

The homeowner was at home. It's unclear at this time specifically what caused the fire.

This case is still under investigation.

The fatal victim's identity has not yet been released.

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