Posted Online: April 17, 2012, 10:27 am

Woman found dead in Matherville identified

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By Bill Mayeroff,

Mercer County coroner Ron McNall today identified the woman who died after being found unresponsive by paramedics in her Matherville apartment as 35-year-old Jamie Fussell.

Mr. McNall said an autopsy was scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. today.

Ms. Fussell, who lived at 24 1st St., Matherville, was found unresponsive in her apartment at 3:34 p.m. Monday.

Mercer County authorities, along with Illinois State Police crime scene technicians, are investigating the death.