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Authorities identify woman killed in Orland shed fire

The Glenn County Sheriff's Office has identified the woman found dead inside a burning building in Orland on April 25.

Posted: Apr 25, 2019 10:12 AM
Updated: May 9, 2019 6:22 PM

UPDATE 1:35 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - The Glenn County Sheriff's Office has identified the woman found dead inside a burning building in Orland on April 25. 

Authorities found Christina Hicks, 50, of Orland, dead inside of the building on County Road 15 in Orland. They determined that Hicks was living in the building that caught fire. 

The investigation is ongoing. Authorities have not determined the cause of the fire or whether foul play was involved. 

Stay tuned for updates. 

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UPDATE 1:55 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - The Glenn County Sheriff's Office is continuing to investigate remains found in a burned shed in Orland on April 25. 

Authorities have not released the identity of the remains found, however, they did classify the remains as an adult woman. 

Stay with Action News Now for the latest updates as they become available. 

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UPDATE 10:52 a.m. Thursday, April 25, 2019 - Authorities found the remains of one person in a shed that burned in Orland on Thursday morning.

According to the Hamilton City Fire Department, the fire broke out just after 7 a.m. on Thursday on Country Road 15. 

Investigators found the remains of one person inside the building. It has now been taped off as a crime scene. 

The Glenn County Sheriff's Office is leading the crime-scene investigation. Stay tuned for updates. 

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ORLAND, Calif. - Orland fire crews worked to extinguish a barn fire off of County Road 15 Thursday morning.

The fire has been put out and crews have left the scene. 

The Glenn County Sheriff's Office is continuing to investigate. 

We are working to learn more information. Stay with Action News Now for the latest updates as they become available. 

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