Fatal house fire turns into homicide investigation

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STARR COUNTY, Texas – A deadly Rio Grande City House fire has turned into a homicide investigation.

The Starr County Sheriff’s office is investigating a fire that claimed the life of 82-year-old Bartola Davila on Saturday.

The fire broke out at around one in the morning in a trailer home and residence on Palm Street.

Authorities say more family members were inside the residence at the time of the fire but managed to get out before the house completely burned down.

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