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JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO (KFVS) -

A woman has been identified after being found in a residential fire in Jefferson County, Mo. back in January.

The victim was the homeowner, Sandra Mae Horwitz, 71, of Dittmer, according to Sheriff Oliver 'Glenn' Boyer.

Boyer around 7:55 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 28, deputies with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office were dispatched to the 9200 block of Hwy WW in Dittmer, Mo. 

Officials at the scene located the remains of one person whom they couldn't identify.. 

Investigation into the fire revealed the fire started in the back of the home.

There's no word on how the fire started.

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