The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office and Macon-Bibb Fire Department responded to a house fire located at 8925 Thomaston Road just before 10:00 p.m.

It was reported that the house fire was called in by a passerby. When Macon-Bibb County Fire Department arrived they were able to extinguish the fire. Firefighters inspected the home and discovered a deceased female inside the residence.

The female was later identified as, 84-year-old Mary Frances Stenson, the homeowner. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. An autopsy will be performed to confirm the cause of death.

Anyone with information in reference to this incident is urged to contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 751-7500 or Macon Regional CrimeStoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.