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Woman dies in West Ridge fire

Juliana Ioo, 64, was found in an apartment building Wednesday in the 5600 block of North Washtenaw Avenue.

A body was pulled out of Lake Michigan August 22, 2021
A person died in a fire Feb. 3, 2021 in West Ridge.
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A 64-year-old woman was found dead in an apartment building Wednesday after a fire in West Ridge on the North Side.

Firefighters responded to the fire about 10:50 a.m. in the 5600 block of North Washtenaw Avenue, the Chicago Fire Department said on social media.

The woman was found dead while firefighters searched the building, the department said. The cause of the fire hasn’t been determined.

A Chicago Fire spokesman was unable to provide additional information.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified the woman as 64-year-old Juliana Ioo. An autopsy has been scheduled to determine the cause of death.