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Darlington woman dies after house fire, coroner says

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DARLINGTON COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – A late fire in Darlington County claimed the life of one woman, according to Darlington County Coroner J Todd Hardee.

The fire occurred shortly after 9 p.m. Saturday at her home on Robin Lane in Darlington. Mildred Lee McKnight, 59, of Darlington was pronounced dead at a local hospital by Coroner Hardee.

An autopsy is scheduled for Monday morning in Newberry, SC to determine the cause and manner of death.

The incident remains under investigation by the Darlington County Coroner's Office, Darlington County Sheriff's Office, Darlington County Fire Department and SLED Arson Division.

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