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Authorities: Fire death appears to be suicide

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COUNCIL BLUFFS (KWWL) - Council Bluffs police say a woman found dead inside a burning mobile home may have committed suicide.

Authorities found the body of 41-year-old Connie Ayers after an explosion and fire ripped through her mobile home on Monday.

Police reported Tuesday that their preliminary investigation indicates her injuries may be self-inflicted.

Authorities say an explosion and flames apparently ripped through the mobile home, blowing out its windows and bending its side. Ayers' body was found in her bedroom.

Ayers' death and the cause of the fire remain under investigation.

Online Anchor:  Bob Waters

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