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Nov 14, 1:12 PM EST

Police ID woman who died in fire at Oregon homeless camp


OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) -- Authorities have identified a woman who died in a fire at a homeless camp last week.

Oregon City police said Tuesday that one of its officers was on patrol early Nov. 8 when he saw the fire that engulfed a homeless camp and trees on a hillside near the Abernethy Bridge.

After firefighters extinguished the blaze, the body of 45-year-old Rachael Renee Edwards was found inside a shelter.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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