BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va.¬†—¬†Three people were found dead at a fire scene in Morgan County Saturday, Morgan County Sheriff K.C. Bohrer said.

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The fire took place at a residence on New Hope Road near Berkeley Springs Saturday morning.

When fire crews arrived on the scene along New Hope Road near Berkeley Springs at around 5:30 a.m., they found the body of a woman in a parked vehicle. She had apparently been shot in the chest, authorities said.

After the fire was brought under control, firefighters found two more bodies inside the house. The residence was destroyed in the blaze.

The bodies found at the scene were not immediately identified.

Several agencies are investigating including the Morgan County Sheriff’s Department, state police and the state Fire Marshal’s Office.

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