MATTAWAMKEAG – A Mattawamkeag woman has died after a fire swept through her home Saturday night.
That’s according to the State Fire Marshal’s Office, who say neighbors first reported the fire at the Main Street home around 8 p.m.
Investigators believe the victim is Robin Stratton, 59. Positive identification work will be completed by the State Medical Examiner’s Office and likely the State Police DNA lab.
The body was recovered by fire marshals early Sunday morning in her bedroom.
According to the State Fire Marshal’s Office, Stratton lived with her granddaughter at the house. The teenager was not at home when the fire broke out.
Investigators say they are not able to pinpoint the cause of the fire because of the extensive damage.
This is the 18th fire death of the year.