Elderly woman dies after Orland Park house fire

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(ORLAND PARK) An elderly woman died early Thursday after a fire at her southwest suburban home.

Theresa Valenti, 86, was pronounced dead at 12:55 a.m. at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood after a fire at her home in the 14000 block of South 85th Avenue in Orland Park, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

An autopsy performed Friday found she died of inhalation injuries in a house fire and her death was ruled an accident.

Orland Park officials could not immediately be reached for comment Friday evening.

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