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    OUACHITA CO., Ark. (KTHV) - Authorities in Ouachita County are investigating a house fire as a homicide.

    Around 6:15 p.m. Friday night, the Ouachita County Sheriff's Office says Brenda Thrower was on the phone talking to a friend when she said she heard someone inside her house. The victim told her friend to call 911 and she hung up.

    When authorities got to the house, it was on fire. They tried to go inside, but the house was fully involved. When firefighters put the fire out, authorities found Thrower's body inside.

    Authorities say they believe someone who knew Thrower and had been inside the home but nothing was taken. They do have a person of interest.

    State Police is also helping in the investigation.

    (Source: Ouachita County Sheriff's Office)

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