One person dead after house fire in Homer



    The Champaign County Coroner identified the victim as 57-year-old Angela Lewis of Homer, Illinois.

    Lewis was removed from the burned garage by Homer Firefighters and pronounced dead on the scene by the coroner.

    An autopsy is scheduled for Monday morning.

    This death is still under investigation.


    One person has died after a house fire in the 600 block of South Church Street in Homer, Ill.

    Officials said the individual's body was found in the brush at the scene.

    The coroner is on the way.

    Fire crews and Champaign County Sheriff's Deputies are still on scene, as of 5 p.m. Friday.

    We'll bring more details as they become available.

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