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      Two die in southeast Iowa house fire

      Two people have died in an early-morning house fire in southeast Iowa.

      Lee County Sheriff Jim Sholl says 59-year-old Audie Ellard and 52-year-old Karma Ellard were killed Monday in the fire in the Lee County community of St. Paul. Firefighters found both victims inside the house. The fire was reported around 4:30 a.m. Firefighters found the house engulfed in flames when they arrived.A cause of the fire hasn't been released.