Woman found dead in Bloomington house fire ID’d

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (WISH) — Authorities in Monroe County are investigating after a woman was found dead inside a home following a fire.

The fire happened Saturday morning in the 8900 block of Lewis Lane in northern Monroe County.

The Monroe County Coroner’s Office on Monday evening identified the victim as 65-year-old Melissa Schmidt of Bloomington, while the cause and manner of death were still pending.

The Indiana State Fire Marshal’s Office continues to investigate the cause of the fire, but at this time they do not suspect foul play.