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Body found after house fire; police believe it's not suspicious

J.R. Oppenheim
September 08, 2017 05:15 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- First responders found a deceased person at the scene of a house fire in northeast Albuquerque on Friday, but the Albuquerque Police Department says it does not appear to be suspicious.

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Albuquerque Fire Department received a call about the fire on the 7000 block of Comanche around 10:26 a.m. AFD Public Information Officer Melissa Romero said firefighters extinguished the blaze in the kitchen within five minutes of arriving and the house had smoke damage.

APD officer Tanner Tixier said police did not dispatch its violent crimes unit, believing the death was not suspicious based on the initial investigation. A cause of death has yet to be determined.

The identity of the deceased person was not released. The cause of the fire also remains under investigation

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