Investigation Uncovers Suicide Note in Woman's Death

By KOLR10 News

Published 08/05 2014 05:05PM

Updated 08/05 2014 05:08PM

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- An investigation into the death of a Springfield woman uncovered a suicide note in her home, according to the Springfield Fire Department.

Firefighters were called to the 1300 block of E. Pacific Monday evening for a reported fire outside. 

When first responders arrived, they found the body of a 30-year-old woman lying in the back yard of her home with severe burns.

A statement from the fire department says the note indicates suicide as the woman's cause of death, however, the case will remain under investigation until the autopsy is complete.

No other information is available at this time.

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