Died: June 7, 2021.
Age at death: 72.
Cause of death: Suffocation.
Location: Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, USA.
Disability: Parkinson’s disease, diabetes.
The 72-year-old woman was found in her burning house; she had been dead for several days. Her granddaughter was arrested for smothering her and setting the house on fire.
Elizabeth M. Durkee (granddaughter), charged with first-degree intentional homicide, arson, strangulation and mutilating a corpse.
Homicide charges filed against Fort woman accused of killing grandmother in fatal house fire
Homicide charges filed against Fort Atkinson woman after fatal house fire
Woman facing murder, arson charges in connection to fatal Fort Atkinson fire
Fort Atkinson woman charged with arson and homicide in grandmother’s death, discovered after fire