Woman found in burning house had been shot in the head

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say that a woman who was found dead in a burning house had been shot in the head.

The Virginian-Pilot reported Tuesday that Elizabeth City police are investigating the death of Javona Jones as a homicide.

The state medical examiner’s office ruled that the 33-year-old's death was caused by the gunshot wound.

Jones was found by firefighters who responded to the burning home on Feb. 10.

No arrests have been made in connection to her death.