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Police identify mother killed in Franklin fire

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Police have identified the mother killed, along with a teen, in a fire in Franklin earlier this week.

She was identified as 22-year-old Valtonia Shaw. Neighbors say she was pregnant at the time. The second victim is a teenaged boy, but police are not releasing his name.

A spokesperson from Franklin Emergency Services says both victims died from smoke inhalation.

Investigators determined that the fire was caused by food left on a stove. 

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