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Pine Bluff woman dies after duplex explosion

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) - Authorities say a Pine Bluff woman who was severely burned when her duplex exploded has died. Pulaski County Coroner says 64-year-old Francis Howard suffered burns on 70 percent of her body.

Officials say Howard died Saturday at Arkansas Children's Hospital. Fire investigators say they're still trying to figure out what caused the explosion on Friday. --- Information from: KTHV-TV, http://www.kthv.com/

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