Elderly Woman Killed in East Northport House Fire

NORTHPORT – 55 Grover Lane, East Northport Date/Time:     Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 9:25 p.m.

Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad and Arson Squad detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding a house fire that killed an East Northport woman this evening.

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Woods, who was the only resident of the home, was pronounced dead at the scene by a physician assistant from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner.

Detectives believe the fire began in the victim’s bedroom.  The cause of the fire is under investigation but it does not appear to be criminal in nature.

Case Number: MK/0030