Woman who died in Carlsbad home fire identified

CARLSBAD (CNS) – Authorities today publicly identified the 77-year-old woman who died in a fire at her Carlsbad townhome.

Marjorie Jean Gilbert was found dead after firefighters extinguished the blaze at her home at 2327 Caringa Way around 8 p.m. Tuesday, according to Carlsbad police and fire officials and the county Medical Examiner’s Office. Her home sustained heavy fire and smoke damage.

The cause of Gilbert’s death was not immediately known.

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