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UPDATED: Body Found In Winchester Mobile Home Fire, Homicide Investigation Underway

The fire was reported Thursday morning in the 33000 block of El Centro Avenue in Winchester.

Patch file photo
Patch file photo

UPDATE SEPT. 7, 2013: The body of a woman discovered in a fire Thursday morning off Highway 74 has been identified as that of 50-year-old Autumn Kissinger of Hemet, according to the Riverside County Coroner's Office. The case is being treated as a homicide investigation and her cause and time of death have not been announced by authorities.

ORIGINAL POST SEPT. 6, 2013: A woman's body was discovered inside a mobile home that caught fire in Winchester, and sheriff's homicide detectives are investigating the death.

The fire was reported about 8:45 a.m. Thursday in the 33000 block of El Centro Avenue, according to the Riverside Sheriff's Department.

Deputies from the Perris station were called to assist Cal Fire regarding a home fire and the woman's body was discovered inside the home as firefighters extinguished the flames, according to the sheriff's department.

The victim's name was withheld pending family notification. 

Anyone with information on the death was asked to call Riverside sheriff's investigator Jason Corey at 951-955-2777 or investigator Chris Barajas at 951-210-1000.

—City News Service

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