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January 17, 2013
Cherokee County authorities say someone died in a house fire near Columbus.
The fire was reported early Thursday at a home about three miles south of Columbus.
Firefighters found the body of a deceased adult, but no name has been released. The body has been taken to Kansas City for an autopsy.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.