- Associated Press - Monday, November 9, 2015

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Officials say a woman was found dead following a house fire in Memphis.

The Commercial Appeal reports (https://bit.ly/1QoUCBr) the fire began just before 9 a.m. on Sunday at a home in the Whitehaven area.

Officials say upon entering the home, firefighters found the body of the elderly woman in a bedroom. Authorities have not released her identity. No one else was injured.

Fire officials believe candles in the bedroom may have started the blaze.

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Information from: The Commercial Appeal, https://www.commercialappeal.com

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