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Manassas Park police are investigating the death of a woman who apparently set herself on fire Tuesday at a home in the 9400 block of Wilcoxen Drive.

Police and fire crews were called to the home at 2:57 p.m. for a report of an attempted suicide and house fire. They arrived to find a fire on the back deck and the woman suffering severe burns.

The victim was taken to Novant's Prince William Medical Center, where she succumbed to her injuries, police said in a news release.

Manassas Park and the Prince William County fire marshal's office are conducting a joint investigation.

The woman's identity has not been released pending family notifications.

For help, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 800-273-8255


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