NEW INFO: Woman dead in Rocky Mount after early morning vehicle fire

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WITN) – Police have released more information on a deadly vehicle fire that killed a Rocky Mount woman this morning.

Rocky Mount police say there were called to the 3500 block of Hawthorne Road around 6:45 a.m. to help the fire department with a vehicle fire.

First responders worked to put out the fire after arriving and said that’s when they found the woman dead inside the vehicle.

Police have tentatively identified the victim as Linda Brown. They said the 64-year-old Brown lived at the home.

A preliminary investigation showed the fire started inside the car.

An autopsy will be performed to confirm the victim’s identity and how she died.

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