Victim identified in early morning fire

Victim identified in early morning fire

LINCOLN COUNTY, GA (WFXG) - A 76-year-old woman is dead after a fire Sunday morning on Windsor Spring Road.

The Richmond County Fire Department and the Richmond County Sheriff's Office responded to a call at 4160 Windsor Spring Rd just before 7 a.m.

The victim, Delores Ann Strickland, was found in the bedroom of the house. She died from injuries from the fire, Coroner Mark Bowen said. She was pronounced dead on the scene at 8:15 a.m.

Strickland's body is being sent to the GBI crime lab in Atlanta where an autopsy will be conducted next week. The fire and death are under investigation.

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