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One person killed in Cancun house fire

Cancun, Q.R. — A weekend house fire in central Cancun has left one dead. City firemen responded to the Sunday morning 911 call for assistance at a two-story home located in SM 41.

Attending firemen were able to locate one person inside the home, however, the lone male was found without vital signs. Firemen proceeded to extinguish flames in both the upper and lower portions of the home.

The person, identified as 28-year-old Oscar N, was found at a window on the second level of the home. Paramedics arrived to confirm the death.

The home was cordoned off and processed by police, while personnel from the Forensic Medical Service (Semefo) removed the body. A cause for the fire was not yet determined.