HUDSON, MASS. (WHDH) - An elderly woman was killed in a fire at a home in Hudson on Thursday.

The victim has now been identified as Carol Gionet, 76.

According to officials, around 10:30 a.m. a home health aide discovered the fire when she visited the woman and called 911.

The elderly woman, who used a walker, was found next to the couch, which is where the fire started.

Officials said there was evidence of smoking materials and the woman was known to be a smoker.


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