Coroner: Watseka woman's death an accident

Coroner: Watseka woman's death an accident

DANVILLE — A 33-year-old Watseka woman's death has been ruled an accident, Vermilion County Coroner Peggy Johnson announced Tuesday afternoon.

Johnson said an autopsy report showed that Amanda J. Walters-Pentecost died of cold exposure and that there was no evidence of any injuries.

A toxicology report showed Ms. Walters-Pentecost had a non-fatal dose of methamphetamine in her system, Johnson added.

Ms. Walter-Pentecost was reported missing on Jan. 31.

Her body was found southeast of Hoopeston on Feb. 24 by a hunter.

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