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      Mother and her 4-year-old child killed in Marion County fire

      All that remains of the home on Bobby Mace Road

      Franchesca Williams, 36, and her daughter Catlyn Ellison , 4, died from injuries suffered in a fire at their home on Bobby Mace Road in the Gresham community of Marion County Wednesday morning, according to Marion County Coroner Jerry Richardson.

      Richardson says a neighbor called 911 after seeing flames coming from the home.

      The house and several cars were destroyed.

      The bodies are being sent to the Medical University of Charleston for autopsies to confirm a cause of death.

      Richardson says there no evidence of criminal involvement, but the State Law Enforcement Division as been called in to help investigate the fire.