Mother & daughter dead in fire near Chattaroy

The Spokane County Medical Examiner's Office has confirmed the identified the mother and daughter who died in a fire on N. Elk-Chattaroy Road in Spokane County early Tuesday.

The 37-year-old woman has been identified as Melina O'Flynn. Her 4-year-old daughter was also identified, but the cause of their deaths is still pending further tests.

The fire started in an RV around 2:30 Tuesday morning near N. Elk-Chattaroy road and Laurel Road in north Spokane County. It then spread and turned into a small brush fire.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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