Effingham Daily News
A 21-year-old Effingham female was found dead in her apartment Monday afternoon.
At 4:28 p.m. Monday, emergency medical services was dispatched to the apartment of Ashla R. Owens on Henrietta Street in Effingham, where she was found in the bedroom. She was pronounced dead at the scene at 5:02 p.m.
The Effingham Police Department, Illinois State Police and Effingham County Coroner’s office are investigating the death. Toxicology tests are pending.