January 11, 2018 2:29 pm

Woman confirmed dead in Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation house fire

Police have confirmed a woman died in a house fire on the Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation.

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Loon Lake RCMP said a woman who was unaccounted for following a house fire on a Saskatchewan First Nation is dead.

The fire on the Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation happened early Sunday morning.

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Police said a number of people were able to make it out, but a 32-year-old woman was unaccounted for.

A body was later located by investigators in the burned-out house.

An autopsy on Wednesday by the coroner’s office confirmed it was the remains of the missing woman.

Her name has not been released by police.

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The cause of the fatal house fire remains under investigation.

Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation is approximately 310 kilometres northwest of Saskatoon.

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