Paris woman found dead

A Paris woman was discovered dead in her residence Tuesday morning.

911 dispatchers were alerted at 7:44 a.m. April 18, that a female subject was found unresponsive at her residence on Maple Avenue. Edgar County Special Service Area Ambulance and the Paris Police Department were on the scene within minutes of the call.

Melissa Marie Keller, 40, was pronounced dead at the scene by Edgar County Coroner Scott Barrett.

“All evidence currently available is consistent with a suicidal death and foul play is not suspected at this time,” said Barrett.

The coroner added the incident remains under investigation by the Edgar County Coroner and the Paris Police Department.

The Prairie Press

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