October 24, 2014
An autopsy found Connie Jean Winterton died of asphyxiation.
The Churchill County sheriff's office said the fire Monday began in a recliner.
Authorities said Winterton told her 6-year-old daughter to leave the house when the smoke detector activated, but she herself remained in the house for unknown reasons.
The child was unharmed and ran to a neighbor's house, who called