Lake Station woman dies from smoke inhalation
By Teresa Auch Schultz email@example.com August 2, 2012 9:30AM
Updated: August 2, 2012 8:00PM
The Lake County Coroner’s office is investigating what caused the death of an elderly Lake Station woman at her home Wednesday afternoon.
According to a release, Edna Ripperdan, 90, of the 3300 block of Arizona Street, suffered smoke inhalation at her home. The coroner’s office has not ruled on a cause of death, however.
She was pronounced dead at 2:19 p.m. at St. Mary’s Hospital in Hobart.