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Published November 29, 2011, 09:52 AM

Woman found dead at scene of Minot apartment fire

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — Minot police say a woman was found dead at the scene of a possible arson fire in an apartment building.

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — Minot police say a woman was found dead at the scene of a possible arson fire in an apartment building.

Police Capt. Jason Olson tells the Minot Daily News (http://bit.ly/uXgcBa ) that the body of the 55-year-old woman was found in the same area of the building where the fire was located Monday afternoon. He said authorities did not immediately determine whether her death was related to the fire.

Police did not immediately identify the woman. They also did not immediately determine the cause of the fire that the newspaper said appeared to be confined to one apartment. Olson said arson was a possibility.

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