(KMOV)—A 61-year-old Elsah woman died in a house fire.
Authorities received a 911 shortly after 1 a.m. Friday of a house fire on Joywood Drive. While investigating the cause of the fire, a body was discovered. The victim was pronounced dead at 11:14 a.m. at the scene.
Authorities believe that the victim was Martha Barrow, who lived at the residence. Positive identification will be made by dental records through the coroner’s office.