One Killed In Apartment Fire, Cause of Death Unclear

By WTVO WQRF Newsroom

Published 02/28 2014 03:51PM

Updated 02/28 2014 03:53PM

ROCKFORD - A fatal fire breaks out at an apartment on the city's east side.

Fire crews were called to the 400 block of Gramercy Court around 6:30pm Thursday.  Officials are ruling the death of 58 year-old Jill DuPree accidental.  But, it's not yet clear if it's the fire that killed her.

The Winnebago County Coroner says further investigation is necessary.

The fire was contained to only one unit of the apartment building.  The cause  is still under investigation.

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