Cause of Brazil fire death still pending

Friday, February 23, 2018

BRAZIL -- The probable cause and “manner of death” of the victim in the Feb. 6 Meridian Towers apartment complex at Brazil have not yet been determined, Clay County Coroner Nick French said in a press release.

The fire took the life of a woman later determined to be Elizabeth “Libby” Thorpe, 67.

An autopsy was performed Feb. 7 at Terre Haute Regional Hospital by Forensic Pathologist Dr. Roland Kohr.

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