• Firefighters: Woman's body found inside home after fire

    By: Ken Lemon


    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Emergency crews pulled the body of a woman from inside her home on Poplar Spring Drive Wednesday after it caught on fire, emergency officials said.

    On Thursday, police identified the woman who died as 46-year-old Jin Hee Daniels.
    “Looking at it, you can't tell there was a fire,” one neighbor said about the home later in the day.
    But investigators found smoke and a body inside after the fire that started at about noon.

    When firefighters arrived they found light smoke coming from the home.
    They pulled the woman’s body from the home and also found a dead dog.
    Neighbors said a woman lives there alone.

    They have called the fire investigation task force which includes police departments, fire departments, the State Bureau of Investigation and the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms were all on scene.
    “It’s going to be a very tedious process in trying to determine actually what happened. We owe that to the victim and (her) family,” said Capt. Mark Basnight with the Charlotte Fire Department.

    The fire is under investigation.

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