Coroner: woman’s death being investigated after crews called to fire

Coroner: woman’s death being investigated after crews called to fire

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - The coroner’s office, the fire department, and the police department are investigating a woman’s death after a fire on Friday.

According to Vanderburgh County Coroner Steve Lockyear, Sandra Goings, 69-years-old, died on Friday. The news release from the coroner says Goings received medical treatment at the scene of the fire on VanbBbber Avenue after crews arrived around 12 p.m.

Coroner Lockyear says in the release Goings was taken to St. Vincent Hospital before she died around 2 p.m. Lockyear says autopsy results did not show any indication of trauma and the cause of death is still pending toxicology testing. Lockyear says that usually takes three to four weeks.

EFD Division Chief Mike Larson says the fire was in a detached garage, which was being used by Goings as a living space.

Chief Larson says the fire is under investigation.

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