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For immediate release: Alex Murphy
  Public Information Officer
Investigative Operations
Iowa Department of Public Safety
Friday, November 5, 2010

amurphy@dps.state.ia.us
(515) 443-3014 - cell
(515) 725-6189 - office

WAYNE COUNTY FIRE UPDATE: VICTIM'S NAME RELEASED

Seymour, IOWA --- The State Fire Marshal Division released the name of the woman who died in a fire at a single family home at 3349 Edison Road in Seymour, Iowa on November 3, 2010. First responders arrived at the home and found Genevieve Mincks, 86, unresponsive. She was later pronounced dead. The cause of death is unknown pending autopsy results.

The preliminary cause of the fire is undetermined, but it is still under investigation.

 

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