Sixty-year-old Susan Darby of Opelousas was killed early Friday morning when a fire destroyed her home.

State Fire Marshal Brant Thompson reported firefighters from St. Landry Fire District #3 responded to the house fire on Jeanette Street around 12:30 a.m. Friday morning.

While Darby was found on the floor of the home's kitchen, investigators determined the fire began in the victim's bedroom.

No official report has been made as to how the fire started.

The case remains under investigation.

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