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Angela Bookout Frazier, 43, of Burlington

ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. – Burlington police have arrested a woman in connection to a house fire and a body found in a container.

Angela Bookout Frazier, 43, has been charged with one count each of burning one’s own dwelling and concealment of a death.

The fire was reported at 1039 Washington St. in Burlington around noon Friday. Officers responded to investigate a suspected arson.

Police said they obtained information that two women possibly lived at the home, but neither one was there.

The police and fire personnel cleared the scene of the house fire at around 5:20 p.m. Friday, according to Burlington police.

On the same day, police said a highway maintenance worker found a storage container near the intersection of Bellemont-Mount Hermon Road and Southern High School Road, about seven-and-a-half miles from the house fire. A woman’s body was inside.

Burlington police said they have identified the victim, but the name is being withheld to notify the family.

Officers said there were no visible signs of blunt force trauma or other wounds. The body was taken to the Medical Examiner’s Office in Chapel Hill for an autopsy.

Police have not said whether the house fire is connected to the body found in the container, but said there is a possible link.

The woman found in the container reportedly bears resemblance to a Frazier’s roommate who lived at the house that caught fire, police said.

Police said Frazier was taken to the Alamance County Sheriff’s Department in lieu of a $50,000 secured bond.

She was arrested after being found and questioned by investigators, according to police.


    • lor freedman

      could of very well been a drug overdose .. know one knows for sure and doesnt mean she killed her .. yes shes guilty of hiding a body .. but that it as of now

  • lor freedman

    and some of these commitments are sickening because they didnt really like the deceased i know this first hand so why be 2faced now?

  • Lilly Green

    I do hope Dee finds the peace,
    She had been searching for. I never met
    Her in person, and only had a few convos
    With her but she seemed nice. I know she was
    Lost and trying to find her self, I hope she,
    Was able to. Rest in peace dee.
    I hope you get justice.

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