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Woman killed in early morning Bishop fire identified

Posted at 6:01 PM, Feb 09, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-14 18:18:25-05

The Nueces County Medical Examiner's Office has identified the woman who was killed in an early-morning fire outside of Bishop Wednesday.

Fire crews and law enforcement from several jurisdictions responded to the house fire in which 57-year-old Rosalva Rodriguez died.

According to Constable Jimmy Rivera with Nueces County Precinct 3, the deputies and fire crews responded to the fire around 5:30 a.m. in the La Paloma subdivision. After arriving, they quickly learned that a woman was missing, and as they searched, they eventually found her deceased.

There is an ongoing investigation into the fire.

Deputies with the Precinct 3 Constable's Office and Nueces County Sheriff's Office, along with the Bishop Police Department, ESD 3, Annaville Fire Department, Kleberg County Fire Department and Robstown Fire Department assisted with this incident.