Winterset Woman Found Dead in Burning Home

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WINTERSET, Iowa – The body of a Winterset woman was discovered in her burning home Thursday night.

Winterset Police Chief Ken Burk says a call came in to Madison County Dispatch about a house fire at 316 S. 7th Avenue just before 7:00 p.m.

Fire crews discovered the body of 62-year-old Jolene Baker while putting out the flames.

The Winterset Police Department, Winterset Fire Department, and the State Fire Marshall’s Office are working together to determine the cause of the fire.

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