Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Dawn Brown was home alone at the time of the attack. Here are more details.
Editor's note: This story was updated Wednesday evening to include more information about why the Browns took in the dog. A 44-year-old firefighter from western Kane County died as a result of wounds sustained from a dog attack in her home, according to police. Dawn Brown was found dead Monday inside her home, located on the 400 block of Jefferson Street in Big Rock. The Kane County Coroner completed an autopsy and determined that Brown died of attack wounds from a mastiff, one of three dogs that she and her husband own. The Browns got the mastiff about a week ago from a family member, said Lt. Pat Gengler, Kane County Sheriff's Office spokesman. The dog does not have a history of aggression. "We really don’t know what prompted the attack …
Thursday, December 1, 2011
Police suspect no foul play in the Wednesday night death, and an autopsy with toxicology report is pending, according to Kendall County Sheriff's Deputy Craig French.
A 26-year-old Boulder Hill woman was pronounced dead in her home on Wednesday, Kendall County Sheriff’s deputies said. Sheriff’s police were called to a home in the 0-99 block of Hillstone Road at 11:43 p.m. Wednesday with reports of an unconscious, unresponsive woman, Deputy Craig French said. Kimberly Warling was pronounced dead on the scene, French said. No foul play is suspected, and there is no danger to the public, French said. The sheriff’s office continues to investigate the incident. The cause of Warling's death has not been determined, and an autopsy with toxicology reports is pending, French said.
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Plattville's Troy DeLange was pronounced dead Tuesday after being airlifted to a DuPage County hospital.
Kendall County sheriff’s police continue to investigate this afternoon how a 41-year-old Plattville man died after police were called to his home early Tuesday afternoon. The DuPage County Coronor’s Office was conducting an autopsy this morning for Troy G. DeLange, Kendall County Sheriff’s deputy Craig French said. Police were called to DeLange's home on Pletcher Drive, which is off Plattville Road south of Yorkville, about 12:35 p.m. Tuesday for a report of an unresponsive man, according to a news release. Lifestar Chicago medical service flew the man to Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove, where he was pronounced dead. No one else reported any injuries in connection with the incident, French said. “There is no information …