By Roslyn Giles| August 10, 2015 at 1:25 AM EDT - Updated August 28 at 1:46 PM
OPELIKA, AL (WTVM) - Lee County authorities are investigating a fatal fire in the Beauregard community. Firefighters were called to the home located at 326 Lee Road 100 around 7 a.m. CST Sunday morning.
Lee County Chief Deputy Coroner Gene Manning said 47-year-old Betsy Hamby died in the fire. Her body was located in the residence where she lived alone around 1:45 p.m.
The Beauregard Fire Department responded to the 911 call made by a neighbor.
When they arrived on the scene, the fire was fully-involved.
Hamby's body is being sent to the Alabama Department or Forensic Sciences for an autopsy.