- Associated Press - Tuesday, May 27, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) - Authorities say a 65-year-old woman was found dead after police responded to a 911 call of a fire at a Brooklyn apartment.

Police say the woman was found unconscious and unresponsive in her Gates Avenue apartment after firefighters extinguished the fire shortly before 10 p.m. Monday.

She was rushed to a hospital where she was pronounced dead.

No other injuries were reported.

The victim was identified as Beverly Douglas.



The cause of the fire was not immediately known.

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