Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

April 3, 2013

No foul play suspected


Effingham Daily News

---- — No foul play is suspected in the death of an Effingham woman found in her apartment Sunday.

Effingham County Coroner Duane Guffey said Barbara Brauer, 72, had been found unresponsive in her apartment at 101 Hendelmeyer Ave., Apt. 10. Guffey said he pronounced Brauer dead at the scene at 6 a.m. after ambulance personnel summoned the coroner’s office.

Guffey said an initial investigation showed Brauer died of natural causes. He said his office continues to investigate.