Erie County coroner Lyell Cook has identified the fire victim as 41 year old Jolee Sherrell, an autopsy was performed this afternoon and no signs of foul were found. A official cause of death is pending on a toxicology report. Deputy coroner Dennis Suscheck was called to the apartment in Edinboro after a smokey fire was reported just after 7:15 Saturday night.
The first fire units on the scene at the apartment at 110 Erie Street reported heavy smoke inside the building.. A woman was reportedly found dead near the door of the downstairs apartment.
It appears the fire was contained to a chair in one of the rooms. The investigation is continuing.