UPDATE: Police identify victim in Bloomfield House Fire

San Juan County Fire Department and Bloomfield Fire Department are on-scene and an investigation by the San Juan County Fire Marshal and Bloomfield Police Detectives is ongoing.

From the Bloomfield Police Department:

Update: December 23, 2019

UPDATE: December 23, 2019.
The woman has been identified in last week's fatal house fire. 83-year-old, Mary Louise Jacquez, was found deceased inside her home after her home caught fire. The fire is still under investigation with the San Juan County Fire Marshal.

Monday, December 16, 2019:

On December 16, 2019, at approximately 09:59, the Bloomfield Police Department was dispatched to the area of 2000 N. 1st Street for a structure fire. An elderly woman was found deceased inside the residence. San Juan County Fire Department and Bloomfield Fire Department are on-scene and an investigation by the San Juan County Fire Marshal and Bloomfield Police Detectives is ongoing.

Chief David Karst was quoted as saying, "On behalf of the Bloomfield Police Department, we would like to express our condolences to the family during this tragic event."

The Bloomfield Police Department will continue to keep you updated as information becomes available.

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