Officials probe fatal house fire near Navajo Lake

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Officials in northern New Mexico are investigating the death of a person who was found inside a home where a fire had apparently burned out.

The person was found dead inside the home near Navajo Lake State Park in San Juan County Thursday afternoon by a relative.

San Juan County spokesman Devin Neeley said fire crews found signs of a house fire they believed had started sometime early Thursday morning and killed the person.

The fire had gone out by the time a relative checking on the person entered the home and found the person was dead.