Police and fire
responded to a fire in the 100 block of Letchworth in Rantoul,
after a neighbor reported the fire. Police found Linda Pearcy, 65, inside the
home. She was transported to Carle
where she was pronounced dead.
The Champaign County
Coroner said, an autopsy is scheduled for Saturday afternoon. The death is
being investigated by the Coroner's Office, the Rantoul Police Department, the
Rantoul Fire Department, and the State Fire Marshal's Office.
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