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June 13, 2014

Woman found dead in home

MT. VERNON — Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call shortly after 7:30 p.m. Wednesday reporting a possibly deceased subject in the 1300 block of North 12th Street.

The sheriff’s office, Jefferson Rural Fire Protection District and Litton’s Ambulance responded. A short time later, Illinois State Police crime scene personnel and the coroner responded.

Dorothy Rene Gill, 43, was pronounced deceased at her residence by Coroner Eddie Joe Marks. At this time, foul play is not suspected, however, the investigation is ongoing by the sheriff’s office.

A sheriff’s department news release did not specify the cause of death.

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