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Unidentified Hammond woman's manner of death pending, coroner says
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Unidentified Hammond woman's manner of death pending, coroner says

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HAMMOND — An unidentified woman was pronounced dead Monday afternoon after being discovered earlier in the day in the 7900 block of Chestnut Avenue, according to Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey.

The coroner's office was called shortly before 1 a.m. Monday, and the woman was pronounced dead at 1:40 p.m. that day, according to a news release.

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Her injuries and manner of death are both pending, Frey said.

The woman's address is listed as the same site where her body was found.

The Hammond police and fire departments also responded to the call.


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Bob is a 23-year veteran of The Times. He covers county government and courts in Porter County, federal courts, police news and regional issues. He also created the Vegan in the Region blog, is an Indiana University grad and lifelong region resident.

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