- Associated Press - Monday, June 8, 2015

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) - Police in Rhode Island are investigating the death of a woman who fell into a fire pit.

South Kingstown police say they responded to a 911 call Sunday afternoon stating a woman had fallen into a lit fire pit at a home on Glen Rock Road.

Police, fire and EMS officials discovered the deceased woman had been pulled out of the fire in the homes’ backyard before crews arrived.

The victim’s name isn’t being released until she is identified and her family notified.

Police say it is unclear how she got into the fire pit. The state fire marshal and state medical examiner’s office are investigating.

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