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HOUSTON Houston police are investigating after a woman s charred body was discovered Friday behind a laundromat in northeast Houston.

Policereceived a911 reporting a fire burning in the 1300 block of Lorraine Street around 6:40 a.m.

Houston firefighters initially thought it was just a pile of rubbish on fire. When they put out the blaze, they discovered the woman s remains.

Arson investigators and K-9 units were then called out.

The woman s identity was not known.

Police said it appears that she was killed somewhere else, then brought to that location and set afire.

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