By Sarah Klein
A house fire in Selkirk turned deadly Monday night after the body of a woman was discovered inside the residence.
RCMP say a 51-year-old woman was found deceased inside bungalow home on Taylor Avenue, which caught fire at about 10:30 p.m.
Police attribute the woman’s death to smoke inhalation following an autopsy.
No one else was injured in the fire, which has been deemed accidental.
Damage is estimated at $175,000.
The home was not equipped with a smoke detector, according to police.
Updated on Wednesday, December 12, 2012