Champaign County coroner releases name of woman killed in shooting


CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WCIA) — The Champaign County coroner released the name of a woman who was killed in a shooting early Tuesday morning.

In a news release, Coroner Duane Northrup said 42-year-old Johanna P. Cowart-Williams was pronounced around 2:30 a.m. at an Urbana hospital. This comes after she was shot multiple times while inside her house near West Church Street and North Goodwin Avenue.

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An autopsy is expected to be done on Wednesday.

Authorities are continuing to investigate this crime.

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