Woman burns to death inside her home

2015-04-10 18:58
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Johannesburg - A woman was burnt to death inside her bedroom in Tshepong, Vereeniging, in Gauteng on Friday, paramedics said on Friday.

The woman had sustained severe burn wounds to her chest, face and hands. She succumbed to her injuries, ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said.

The fire in her bedroom was believed to have started just before 14:00.

Meiring said the cause was not clear and was subject to police investigations.

He could not confirm whether the door was locked at the time of the paramedics' arrival at the scene.

No other occupants were found in the house.

Paramedics were alerted to the fire by neighbours who saw smoke coming from the woman's home.

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