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Sheffield apartment fire kills 2

SHEFFIELD (AP) — A Sheffield man and his girlfriend died in an apartment fire.

Douglas OíNeal Green, 49, and Bonnie Pace Victory, 46, died Saturday, the coroner said.

Fire investigators had no immediate cause for the 5 a.m. blaze.

Colbert County Coroner Carlton Utley pronounced Green and Victory dead at the scene. Utley said the apparent cause of death was smoke inhalation.

Fire Capt. Matt Mothershed said when firefighters entered Greenís apartment, the couch in the living room was on fire.

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