Thursday, December 31, 2009
At approximately 10:48 p.m. on December 30, the Garden City Fire Department, officers of the Garden City Police Department and Finney County Emergency Medical Services responded to a structure fire at 403 Evans in Garden City.
Fire department personnel located a body, later identified as Ms. Linda Farmer, 61-years of age of the residence, in the living room. Ms. Farmer was removed from the home, and was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Finney County Coroners office. Ms. Farmer was the sole occupant of the residence.
An autopsy has been ordered and is pending. No foul play is suspected, and the investigation into the cause of the fire and the estimated amount of damages to the structure is ongoing.