82-year-old woman killed in backyard fire in La Habra identified

LA HABRA — A woman who died after being found on fire in the backyard of he La Habra home has been identified, authorities said.
Edith Thrapp, 82, died Monday at the University of California, Irvine, Medical Center just before 4:30 a.m. Monday, according to Orange County coroner’s officials.
Firefighters responded to reports of a fire about 5 p.m. Sunday in the 500 block of North Kinley Street, Los Angeles County Fire Department Inspector Don Kunitomi said.
“When they arrived, they found her on fire,” Kunitomi said. She suffered severe burns and was hospitalized.
The cause of the fire remained unclear Wednesday, police and fire officials said. The home itself was not damaged by the fire.
Nothing criminal was initially suspected, La Habra police said.

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