Two-year-old dies in Connersville house fire

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A two-year-old girl died in a house fire in Connersville late Tuesday afternoon.

Connersville Fire Chief Troy Tipton told Eyewitness News the girl died in a fire in a home near 12th and River streets in Connersville.

The fire call came shortly before 5 p.m. Tuesday.

Chief Tipton could not confirm the girl's identity or any further details about the fire late Tuesday night.

A memorial was set up in the side yard of the home featuring a series of candles in the shape of a heart surrounding a doll.  The candles also spelled out the name "Marley."

This is the second fatal fire in Connersville this month.  A man died in an apartment fire on the north side of town July 9.