Woman Found Dead; No Foul Play Suspected

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Published on October 31 2013 10:12 am
Last Updated on October 31 2013 10:18 am
Written by Greg Sapp

A woman has been found dead at her residence in Effingham.  Authorities say no foul play is suspected.

The Effingham County Coroner's Office reports the woman was found unresponsive by friends at the residence in the 100 block of Hendelmeyer Avenue mid-afternoon Wednesday.  Effingham County Coroner Duane Guffey responded to the scene and pronounced the woman dead.

An autopsy will be conducted today to determine the official cause of death.  The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification of next-of-kin.

The investigation continues by the Coroner's Office and the Effingham Police Department.