Champaign County Fire Claims a Life

Champaign County Fire Claims a Life

Champaign County Coroner Duane Northrup has released the name of a man who was discovered inside his residence in Urbana following a Monday morning fire.   The Coroner says firefighters discovered the body of 46-year-old John E. Wagner at the scene at 30 Cedric Drive in Urbana.

An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday afternoon (August 27, 2019) to determine the cause of death and an inquest may be held later.  The death remains under investigation by the Champaign County Coroner’s Office and Illinois State Fire Marshal’s Office.