Vermilion County coroner identifies inmate who died at county jail


DANVILLE, Ill. (WCIA) — The Vermilion County coroner identified an inmate who died at the county jail on Sunday.

In a news release, Coroner Jane McFadden said 43-year-old Joshua J. Edwards, of Hoopeston, passed away around 11:15 a.m. that day. An autopsy was scheduled for Monday.

The Vermilion County Coroner’s Office as well as the Illinois State Police are continuing to investigate Edwards’ death.

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