Woman dies in fire


Rantoul - A fire in Rantoul left one person dead.


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 Foundation Hospital 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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