House Fire Sparks Up North of Odessa, Body Found Inside

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ECTOR COUNTY - Officials in Ector County are investigating after a house fire north of Odessa.

Ector County investigators say they found a body inside the home in the 6300 block of Benefield, just off of Dixie, around 4p.m. Monday afternoon.

Investigators and fire crews are still on the scene but authorities have confirmed the discovery of the body.

Authorities don't know if the victim is a man or a woman and are sending the body for an autopsy.

Investigators are interviewing neighbors and fire investigators are trying to determine what started the fire.

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