Second person dies days after fire in Lansdowne

LANSDOWNE, Md. (WMAR) - A second person died after a house fire last week in Lansdowne. 

Russel Shipley, 71, died at the R Adamas Cowley Shock Trauma Center on Tuesday. His wife, Susan Shipley, 67, died the morning of the November 9 fire. 

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The fire broke out in the 3200 block of Ryerson Circle at 7:49 a.m. Baltimore County Fire officials say the fire started in the kitchen, and the home did not have a working smoke detector.

Firefighters say the cause of the fire was smoking materials. 

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