Person killed in rural Hartington house fire identified

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Authorities have identified a body that was found in a house fire near Hartington, Nebraska last week. 

The Nebraska State Fire Marshal’s office said that Lori Burton, 62, Hartington, Nebraska, died in a house fire in rural Hartington on March 7. After an autopsy, they say that her cause of death was due to smoke inhalation. 

The fire happened Thursday around 2 p.m. about 6 miles southwest of Hartington.

The cause of the fire is still undetermined. 

Her obituary can be found here

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