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Elyria Police investigating after the body of a woman was found in a garage fire

Posted: 11:06 PM, Jun 17, 2018
Updated: 2018-06-18 10:31:32Z

Elyria Police Department is investigating after finding the burned body of a woman in a garage Sunday afternoon.

Elyria Fire Department originally responded to the call around 2 p.m. for a garage fire in the 200 block of 5th Street. When on scene, crews found the body of the woman inside the garage.

The woman has been identified as 46-year-old Octavia Garza of Lorain.

The Elyria Police Department Detective Bureau and Elyria Fire Department Arson investigators are investigating.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call Elyria Police Department at 440-323-3302.