MOUNT VERNON, Mo. — Joplin police have ruled out foul play in the death of a woman whose body was pulled from a burning home.

Police Capt. Trevor Duncan said an autopsy found no signs of foul play on the body of 53-year-old Tamra Greenwell. Duncan declined to discuss the cause of death pending further investigation.

The Joplin Globe reports Jasper County Coroner Rob Chappel said he was awaiting more information from a pathologist before ruling on the cause of death.

Firefighters found Greenwell’s body in the home early Monday. Her husband was able to escape the fire.


Information from: The Joplin (Mo.) Globe, http://www.joplinglobe.com

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