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Body found at Hooks, TX home

HOOKS, TX (KSLA) -

Bowie County Sheriff's deputies are investigating after a body was found at a Hooks, Texas home Monday morning.

Deputies say a man arrived at his home located at 8 Hobbs Street to find a small fire burning inside. He says that's where he found his girlfriend, 37-year-old Sonja Banks, on the floor in the home. Deputies say the boyfriend pulled Banks' body outside the home to the front yard before calling emergency crews.

Banks was pronounced dead at the scene. Officials say there are no visible signs of injuries to Banks' body.

Deputies are now investigating the cause of Banks' death.

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