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Identity of victim released after fatal hotel fire

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SHEPHERDSVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The woman who died in a hotel room fire Sunday has been identified.

The Bullitt County coroner confirmed Joy Davidson, 58, of Bullitt County, was killed in the early morning fire at the Days Inn in Shepherdsville, Kentucky.

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The coroner said the preliminary cause of death is smoke inhalation. An autopsy will be performed Monday.

The hotel manager said he fears the victim fell asleep smoking a cigarette. The State Fire Marshal's office is investigating the case. An official cause of the fire hasn't been released.

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