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Woman dies from burns caused by fire in East Chicago

Woman dies from burns caused by fire in East Chicago

A 68-year-old East Chicago woman died Saturday night after suffering burns in a fire at her home, according to a release from the Lake County Coroner's Officer. Mamie Addison was pronounced dead at 11:25 p.m. Saturday at St. Catherine Hospital in East Chicago. She suffered burns at her apartment in the 3800 block of Butternut Street, but the release said the manner of death is still pending. There were no further details available about the time or cause of the fire. Contact Christin Nance Lazerus at cnance@post-trib.com.

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