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Body I.D.‘d as Missing Hoopeston Woman

Vermilion County Coroner Peggy Johnson issued a press release on Monday confirming the identity as 33 year old Amanda Walters-Pentecost, who had been reported missing on February 1st in Hoopeston.

The preliminary cause of death for Walters-Pentecost was exposure to cold weather according to Johnson.  The preliminary autopsy results did not give an indication of how long she had been dead and there were no indications of fould play.  Toxicology tests on samples taken during the autopsy are still pending in the case and the time range for toxicology test results can range from as little as four weeks to as many as eight weeks.

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