Victim identified from Reno tent fire

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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - UPDATE: The Washoe County Medical Examiner has identified the person found dead in a burned tent on December 9, 2019.

One person was found dead after a tent fire on North Edison Way in Reno.

Amber Shaw, 31, was pronounced dead on scene. Shaw is believed to have been homeless.

The Coroner has not released the cause of death yet.

ORIGINAL STORY: Reno Police confirm that one person was found dead inside a tent that had caught fire Monday, December 9, 2019 at approximately 8:30 AM.

The tent was set up near North Edison Way at the Truckee River.

The cause of death will be determined by the Medical Examiner's office.

Police say the fire was likely accidental, but the cause is under investigation.

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